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Dogruyollar IV

Name
Dogruyollar IV
Accident date
02/02/1998
Location
Italy
Accident area
48 km southeast of Cape Carbonara, Sardinia
Spill area
Offshore
Cause of spill
Structural damage
Quantity transported
2,020 tonnes
Nature of pollutant
Zinc and lead concentrate
Quantity spilled
2,020 tonnes
Ship / structure type
Cargo vessel
Built date
1979
Shipyard
Istanbul, Turkish
Flag
Turkish
Operator
Demir Finansal Kiralama A.S.
Classification society
Bureau Veritas

On 2 February 1998, the Turkish cargo ship Dogruyollar IV was sailing from Canakkale (Turkey) to Porto Vesme (Italy) when the hull cracked. The 11 crew members were rescued but the ship sank with a cargo of 2,020 tonnes of zinc and lead.

Sources:

  • IMO/UNEP/MAP/REMPEC, 2008, Statistical analysis for alerts and accidents database
  • IMO/UNEP/MAP/REMPEC, 2004, List of alerts and accidents in the Mediterranean
  • IMO, 1999, Casualty statistics and investigations - Very serious and serious casualties for the year 1998
Last update: 14/09/2009