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According to RIA Novosti, citing the press service of Rosmorrechflot, the ship under the flag of Panama is in distress in the Black Sea, 50 miles from the coast. The motor ship gave a roll and sank. Eight crew members rescued, they are aboard the tanker Minerva, which now follows to the port of Novorossiysk.
Among the crew members are two citizens of Turkey and six citizens of Azerbaijan; there is no threat to life and health.
According to preliminary data, the incident was caused by a “freelance load displacement”. The vessel followed from the port of Azov.
The depth in the place of emergency is 1 thousand 900 meters. There is no threat of pollution.
Source: Maritime News of Russia