Turkey.. The Suspension of navigation in the Bosphorus due to an anchor


On Tuesday, the Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure announced the suspension of ship movement in the Bosphorus Strait due to the fall of the anchor of a ship carrying sunflower oil.

The General Directorate of Coastal Safety of the Ministry stated, in a statement, that the ship, which bears the name “USICHEM”, had its moored off the “Anatolu Kawagi” region in Istanbul.


She indicated the participation of 3 tugboats and a fast rescue boat in steering the ship in coordination with the Ship Traffic Services Center in Istanbul of the Director-General of Coastal Safety and suspending the strait in front of ship traffic.