On 20 April 2016, the Dutch freighter Nova Cura was en route from Eregli on the Black Sea (Turkey) to Aliaga (Turkey). The ship was loaded with 4,400 tonnes of steel products. In the morning the Nova Cura ran aground in Mytilini Strait (to the north of Lesbos) at operating speed. As a result, all of the double-bottom tanks were breached and filled with water, as was the engine room and the bow thruster room. The ship was a total loss.

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