Both vessels were entering Dardanelles Strait from the Aegean sea.
General cargo ship Princess Maria - Image courtesy: Brian Shipman
Bulk carrier Karaagac was en route from Suez to Bandirma Turkey, Marmara sea.
Both vessels suffered damages. There are no reports for casualties. Princess Maria confirmed damaged bow.
The vessels were taken to safe anchorage for survey and investigation. No risk of sinking reported.