Tanker reportedly sank in Gulf of Aden

STEPAN KOTCHERGA June 26: Product tanker RAMA 2 reportedly issued distress signal and sank on June 26 in Gulf of Aden, in vicinity 13 50N 055 53E, some 130 nm northeast of easternmost Socotra tip. Vessel said to develop a list prior to sinking, while en route to Al Hamriya, UAE from Mogadishu. SAR launched […]

Turkish vessel sank off Libya’s Misrata, 8 died

Written by: AbdullahBenIbrahim 8 sailors believed to be Turkish have drowned and 5 others rescued when a Turkish cargo ship carrying marble blocks to Misrata sank off the city’s port on Thursday, local sources reported. Misrata’s Brigade 154 said the ship was waiting to dock at the port to unload its cargo when it suddenly […]

5 die as migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast

By Zafer Akpinar BALIKESIR, Turkey Five refugees drowned off Turkey’s Aegean Sea coast after their boat sank, Turkish official said on Tuesday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Namik Kemal Nazli, the governor of the Ayvalik district of Balikesir province in western Turkey, said eight people were rescued out of the 13 on the boat when it […]