Daily webcast

Bulgarian National Radio © 2021 All Rights Reserved

Wrong maneuver caused the ship Vera SU to get stuck

Photo: BGNES

The ship Vera SU, on route from Ukraine to the port of Varna that got stuck in the rocks near the protected area of Yailata had failed to make a routine adjustment of its course, which caused its collision with the shore on September 20, Dnevnik reported, quoting a source from the State Enterprise "Port Infrastructure". Ways are currently being sought to unload the stranded ship carrying nitrogen fertilizers, in order to free it from the rocks. This morning a floating crane and a second ship were supposed to start unloading of the cargo, but it turned out that they could not do it in the shallow waters. The option to dump part of the cargo into the sea has been rejected by the company, which deals with the emergency rescue activities, BNR Varna has reported.

More from category

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to provide information about the electoral process abroad

Bulgaria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to provide today a detailed information about the electoral process abroad in connection with the forthcoming Presidential and Parliamentary elections on November 14.  The briefing begins at 13.00 pm local..

published on 10/22/21 5:05 AM

Friday to be the warmest day this week

Friday will start in Bulgaria with the lowest temperatures ranging from 1 °C in Vidin to 10 °C near the sea and with fogs in the lowlands. During the day it will be sunny with scattered clouds. The highest temperatures will reach..

published on 10/21/21 7:45 PM

Electricity prices on exchange surge to EUR 232.39

Electricity prices on many of Europe’s energy exchanges went up on Friday, in Bulgaria they rose by over 25%. At 232.39 euro (454.52 Leva) per MWh, the price of electricity placed Bulgaria among the top 5 countries with the highest prices..

published on 10/21/21 7:34 PM