Turkish offshore supply ship aground on Kos Coast

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Turkish offshore supply ship ALCATRAS  IMO 8730716, GT 204, built 1991. ALCATRAS ran aground on northern tip of Kos Island, Greece, Aegean Sea, in the morning Dec 26

Vessel is  be stuck in a difficult situation some 40 meters off the coast in stormy weather. Vessel said to be break through, salvage hampered strong wind and waves.

Some of the crew has abandoned vessel, 5-6 remained on board, trying to salvage ALCATRAS . Turkish Captain said to ask for a Turkish tug, Greeks became suspicious about ALCATRAS grounding, and sent in a Navy ship, this side of a story being unclear.

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