Cargo ship destroyed fishing ponds, 1 mil fish escaped

General cargo ship HEBA M struck fishing ponds in Gulluk Gulf, Turkey, Aegean sea, while approaching Gulluk on Oct 1. 1 pond was destroyed and 2 damaged, with some 1 mil fish escaping the ponds. The ship was anchored at Gulluk anchorage, with her propeller entangled in ponds debris. Damage estimation under way.
General cargo ship HEBA M, IMO 8918708, dwt 6900, built 1995, flag Cook islands, manager MANSOUR MANAGEMENT GEMI ACENT, Turkey (EQUASIS).



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.