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Title: Bulk Carrier Crashes Into Historic Mansion in Bosphorus Strait
Post by: Sinisa Aljinovic on April 07, 2018, 08:18:10 pm
Bulk carrier VITASPIRIT
http://gcaptain.com/incident-video-tanker-crashes-into-historic-mansion-in-bosphorus-strait/


Title: Re: Bulk Carrier Crashes Into Historic Mansion in Bosphorus Strait
Post by: jdap on April 08, 2018, 08:29:14 am
Indeed.

Crash with wooden building after a major breakdown in the engine room, so it seems. The historical building is seriously damaged. Nobody got hurt. Traffic in the Bosphorous was interrupted for hours.

The vessel is "Vitaspirit" (IMO 9231377), and she has photos available here:

http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/search.php?query=Vitaspirit&x=27&y=5

Casualty also reported here (in Portuguese):

https://24.sapo.pt/atualidade/artigos/navio-embate-contra-edificio-historico-na-margem-do-bosforo