Geroi Arsenala┬╗ Dry Cargo Ship Sunk in Black Sea

19.04.2017

The dry cargo ship «Geroi Arsenala», carrying 12 people on board, has sunk in the Black Sea, near the Kerch Strait, during a violent storm. Three crew members were saved.

Geroi  Arsenala» Dry Cargo Ship Sunk in Black Sea

Rescue operation is being continued, but it is complicated by weather conditions: a storm of up to 4 points and a wind of up to 20 m / s.

The causes of the crash are being investigated. According to experts, the hull of the dry cargo ship could break under the influence of long waves. The ship under the Panamanian flag transported grain from Azov to Turkey. The crew consisted of citizens of Russia, Ukraine and Georgia.