General cargo ship K.Dadayli suffered engine failure in Bosphorus Strait

K.DadayliThe general cargo ship K.Dadayli suffered engine failure while transiting Bosphorus Strait in northern direction. The vessel was en route from Turkey to Varna, Bulgaria under ballast, but shortly after passing Second Bridge suffered blackout and lost propulsion power. The accident was reported to the local authorities and was dispatched towing tug, which secured the general cargo ship K.Dadayli at the Buyukdere Anchorage for repairs and inspection. The traffic in the area was not hampered, but slightly disturbed during the salvage. There is no reported congestion and shipping through Bosphorus Strait is normal.

The local authorities started investigation and ordered special inspection of the troubled general cargo vessel K.Dadayli. It is not yet clear, when the mechanical problem will be solved and when vessel will return in service, but fortunately there were no injured people and no water pollution.

The general cargo ship K.Dadayli (IMO: 9513191) has overall length of 122.20 m, moulded beam of 16.40 m, moulded depth of 9.90 m and maximum summer draft of 7.00 m. The vessel has deadweight of 8,200 DWT and gross tonnage of 5,751 GRT. The ship was built in 2009 by Terme Tersanesi in Turkey.