Seven crew members have been evacuated from the Panama-flagged cargo vessel MV Gold, which is drifting off Tuzla, Turkey as of Monday, December 8, Turkish daily Sozcu reports.
There were no reported injuries to the crew.
The vessel started drifting in Yalova harbour area having lost power after a technical malfunction on board.
Rescue operation is underway by the Coast Guard to assist the stricken vessel.
The vessel is not in danger of sinking, according to the local Coast Guard, and there are no evidence of pollution.
MV Gold was sailing from Tuzla to Darica when she lost power.
World Maritime News Staff