Bulk carrier ALBERTA suffered rudder failure or jam, in the afternoon Jun 11 in Dardanelles north of Canakkale, while transiting the Strait in northern direction. Two SAR tugs took the ship under control, she transited the Strait, understood assisted or escorted by tugs, and was anchored in Marmara sea off the Strait in Sevketiye waters. As of 0530 UTC Jun 12, she was still at anchor. Bulk carrier is en route from Singapore to Ambarli Turkey, Marmara sea, with cargo of steel.
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