The Kazakh ship, which was facing problems in the Caspian Sea, was brought to shore with the help of sailors of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO), Report mentions, citing ASCO.
On February 8, 2020, the cargo ship Turkestan belonging to the National Shipping Company "Kazmortransflot" in the Caspian Sea was blackened with smoke.
The vessel crew turned to other ships sailing nearby for help. The seamen of the vessel Mercury-1, owned by ASCO, brought the fire safety system to full preparedness and responded to the signal. However, due to the Turkestan crew's prompt reaction, the smoke was prevented.
Later, the National Shipping Company Kazmortransflot asked ASCO to transport the vessel Turkestan to the shore. ASCO's towing vessel Yarenga was immediately dispatched to the scene.
On February 10, the ship Turkestan was safely towed to the shore with the help of the vessel Yarenga.