Georgian container ship disabled in Bosphorus suffered engine failure in Bosphorus at around 1955 UTC Nov 18 in front of Kandilli, while transiting the Strait in northern direction, en route from Ambarli to Novorossiysk.
The ship understood was anchored, probably traffic was suspended. Started moving at around 2100 UTC, was towed back to Marmara sea and anchored at Ahirkapi Anchorage at 2340 UTC, remained in the same position as of 0420 UTC Nov 19.
Container Ship KAPPA is currently located at BSEA – Marmara Sea at position 40° 58′ 45.2″ N, 028° 56′ 56.8″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2022-11-19 12:22 UTC (3 minutes ago)
The vessel is currently at port ISTANBUL ANCH, TR and her next destination is NOVOROSSIYSK, RU
The wind in this area at that time blows from Southwest direction at force 5 Beaufort.
KAPPA (IMO: 9330252) is a Container Ship that was built in 2007 (15 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Turkey.
It’s carrying capacity is 1100 TEU and her current draught is reported to be 9.3 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 147.87 meters and her width is 23.25 meters.
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Sources : Marine Traffic + Maitime Security