SCF Khibiny Runs Aground in Bosphorus

A 275 meter-long tanker has run aground at the Bosphorus anchorage while proceeding for operations during her southbound transit, GAC informed.

The Suezmax tanker, identified by local media as SCF Khibiny, ran aground on June 18th near Istanbul, Turkey.

According to the reports, the Liberia-flagged tanker, owned by Russian company Sovcomflot, had been warned by authorities that it was headed into shallow water before it got grounded. The tanker is loaded with 150,000 tonnes of crude oil.

Several tugs and rescue vessels were employed by coastal safety for assistance after the grounding, GAC added.

Based on the latest data from Marine Traffic, the 2012-built vessel remains aground today as well in Istanbul area.

Crew are reported to be safe and there has been no reports on an oil spill.

World Maritime News Staff


Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>


<< Mar 2018 >>
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 1

Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition (SMTC) 2018

The 3rd Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition (SMTC) 2018 is organized by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore…

read more >

Shippax Ferry Conference 2018

The two-day onboard ferry conference was first organized in 2003 and grows ever more popular with some 400 delegates from over 40 ferry…

read more >

8th Dredging & Land Reclamation World Summit 2018

The 8th Dredging and Land Reclamation Summit 2018 will gather the decision makers from Authorities and Operators responsible for ports…

read more >

Shipping 360

This course is ideal for those who have recently joined the maritime sector and those who need to have a better understanding…

read more >