VIDEO: Panic as huge container ship shaves Istanbul’s Tarabya coast
İSTANBULA container ship passing through Istanbul’s Bosphorus caused panic among locals in the Tarabya neighborhood early on Jan. 7, before the strait was closed to all naval traffic due to fog caused by heavy snowfall.
The closure decision was taken while the container ship was advancing to the Marmara Sea near the Tarabya coast, Doğan News Agency reported.
The close encounter of the ship sparked alarm among locals, caught on camera with a video of the incident emerging on social media. The ship carried along safely on its route down the Bosphorus after the close shave.