The 128 meter long, 12048 dwt freighter Ocean Breeze became disabled in the Dardanelles near Canakkale, Turkey. The freighter had suffered an engine failure and sent out a distress call. A tug was dispatched and took the Ocean Breeze under tow to a nearby berth for repairs. The Ocean Breeze was in ballast en route to Tuapse from Nemrut. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released.