This is reported by Kathimerini with reference to the testimony of a sailor who was rescued.

According to the article, the ship was on the "black list" of the international control bodies Paris MOU & Black Sea MOU, since two years ago it turned out that the documents for the crew members were not valid and there were illegal entries in the oil accounting book.

According to the sailor, the ship was going to Ukraine, and Istanbul was a refueling point.

On November 26, a cargo ship carrying salt sank near the Greek island of, carrying 14 people.