Turkish-Flagged Freighter Runs Aground off Kos

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
Last Update: 12:15

Turkish-flagged freighter ALCATRAS on Tuesday run aground in shallow waters 100m off the coasts of Greek island Kos.

According to the freighter’s captain the ship has sailed from Tuzla port, Turkey for Antalya carrying technical equipment. The five members of the crew are safe.The captain said that the reason of the accident was failure of the steering gear.

No oil slick has been detected.

(source: ana-mpa)

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