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Russian tanker runs into trouble in Istanbul with faulty rudder

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Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) May 29, 2024 – The Russian oil tanker, Osaka, got into trouble near Haydarpaşa, Istanbul. The stricken vessel was corrected by local tugboats. Apparently, it experienced rudder failure. The ship Osaka is a chemical/oil products tanker built in 2004 (20 years old) and sailing under the flag of Liberia. Of course, it is…

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