Disabled Lebanese freighter towed back to Marmara sea

General cargo ship AMAL NEPTUNE anchored off Sile Agva, Istanbul Province, Black sea, on Apr 5, understood to wait out storm in the area, while en route to Berdyansk Ukraine. Anchor dragged, the ship started to drift towards coast. SAR ship and tugs came to assist, AMAL NEPTUNE was towed back to Bsphorus and then to Marmara sea, anchored off Tuzla early in the morning Apr 6.
General cargo ship AMAL NEPTUNE, IMO 8116843, dwt 6471, built 1981, flag Tanzania, manager CEDAR MARINE SERVICES SAL, Lebanon.

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Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.