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Huge cargo ship ramming chic mansion on the Bosphorus

Turkey – A huge cargo ship has a chic mansion on the shore of the Bosphorus in Istanbul to eliminate hazards after the rudder got stuck. The devastation is enormous. The waterway is closed for navigation.

That report Turkish media. The 225-metre-long cargo ship, among others right to the house. The ship was from Egypt on the way to Ukraine.

There are still no reports of injuries or environmental damage. The accident happened near Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridge on the Asian side of the city, where the coast is dotted with elegant mansions dating from the Ottoman period.

The strait belongs to, according to experts, the most hazardous waterways in the world. Annual pass more than 50,000 ships, the sailing route, including tankers with highly flammable oil. The Bosphorus is an S-shaped waterway with sharp turns and changing currents that pose a challenge for the shipping industry.

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