Traffic in Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait halted due to ship anchor failure

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Ship traffic in Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait was suspended on Sunday morning after one ship suffered an anchor failure, the Tribeca shipping agency said.

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According to a report shared by the agency, the Liberia-flagged tanker Peria’s anchor self-released due to bad weather around the third bridge area during its passage through the strait and two tugs were dispatched to assist it.

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