Ravenna - The recovery operation for the wreck of the Gokbel, the ship that sank on 28 December 2014 after a collision with the freighter “Lady Aziza”, has been successfully completed off the coast of Ravenna.
Six Turkish sailors died on board the “Gokbel”. The wreck was delivered to its new owner at the end of the recovery operation coordinated by the Dutch company Smit Salvage, which hired a team of Italian companies led by CMC of Ravenna and Fratelli Neri of Livorno.
The recovery operation began on 7 May, with the retrieval of the combustible oils inside the ship, followed by the rotation of the hull. The wreck will be transferred to Turkey by tugboat.