Sea of Marmara

Sunken cargo ship in Marmara Sea located

Teams on Feb. 16 identified the location of the wreckage of the "Batuhan A" cargo ship that sank in the Marmara Sea as the extensive search continues for the six missing crew members.

The vessel carrying marble powder from Marmara Island in Balıkesir to Bursa in northwest Türkiye on Feb. 15 took on water and sank off Imralı island, south of Istanbul after getting caught in a storm.

Cargo ship sinks in Marmara Sea with 6 crew members

Search and rescue units on Feb. 15 initiated efforts to locate six crew members onboard a cargo ship that sank in the Marmara Sea in the country's northwest.

Teams were alerted to an emergency signal at 6:32 a.m. on Feb. 15 from the cargo ship "Batuhan A," a 69-meter cargo vessel that sunk off İmralı Island.