Greek fishing boat collides with Turkish vessel
A Greek fishing boat collided with a Turkish boat in Symi on Saturday afternoon. According to a report by the Symi Port Authority, a small fishing boat was sinking at the entrance of the port of the island. A 72-year-old man was rescued from the small Greek vessels by port authorities who were immediately dispatched to the area.
The single man on board the small vessel “TASOS”, was safely transferred to another boat, while his semi-submerged boat was towed by a dinghy to the shores. The 72-year-old was taken to Symi’s Multi-Purpose Clinic, where he was found to be in good health.
It was determined that the fisherman had collided with the vessel called ”CAKIR YILDIZ” flying a Turkish flag, which did not sustain any serious damage.
Port authorities are conducting an investigation into the causes of the incident.
You may be interested
FinMin reiterates intent to ‘avoid’ austerity measure entailed with lower tax-free income thresholdPanos - Dec 10, 2018
The poll-trailing Tsipras government will reportedly attempt to dodge another creditor-mandated "bullet" in the coming year, after ultimately avoiding a…
EBRD: TAP is a good opportunity to give up the use of coalPanos - Dec 10, 2018
“The construction of the Trans-Atlantic Pipeline (TAP), which will bring 10 million cubic meters of gas from Azerbaijan, will open…
Latest poll result cuts ND lead over SYRIZA to 4.7% pointsPanos - Dec 10, 2018
A consecutive string of mainstream opinion polls - in the past year and a half - showing main opposition New…