Tanker disabled while transiting Dardanelles

Tanker KOLIN 2 was disabled in Dardanelles late Jun 25, apparently due to mechanical failure, while transiting in northern direction en route from Bozcaada. Tanker was near Kepez port at the time of an accident. Tug and SAR boat responded, tanker was taken to Kepez and berthed.
Product tanker KOLIN 2, IMO 8622517, dwt 1853, built 1983, flag Turkey, manager CANAKKALE LIMAN ISLETMESI (EQUASIS).



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