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Technical failure of firefighting systems
The 'Barbaros' suffered a technical failure of the firefighting systems, at Novorossiysk on Nov 12, 2022. The vessel's departure permission was canceled by the Harbour Master until completion of the repairs and an inspection by state surveyors. After they granted departure permission, the vessel sailed from the port in the morning of Nob 15 and anchored off the port of destiantion Samsun on Nov 16 at 3.30 a.m.
Ship arrested for drug trafficing
The Turkish Coast Guard spotted barrels thrown into the water from the "Med Star" near Tasucu in the Silifike district of Mersin on July 18, 2017. About 100 kilos of cannabis and other drugs were found in barrels and picked up by helicopter. The shop en route from Tripoli to Tasucu. On arrival the 10 crew members were arrested on a suspicion of drug trafficking.
Unpaid crew stranded in Zonguldak without supplies
On Jan 18, 2017, the "Aydemir" arrived at Zonguldak, coming from Illichivsk, in a state of emergency. The vessel ran out of fuel and supplies, and the crew hasn’t been paid for three months. The 24 crew members decided to stay on board until they have got their money, notwithstanding almost inhabitable conditions with no food, no water, and no fuel for heating.Upload News