The four involved ships including general cargo ship SERENADA, floating crane BARBAROS-3 (IMO 8419130), bulk carrier LION and general cargo ship STORM.

They distressed in Novorossiysk Port between 2118 and 2145 Moscow time Jul 25.

It was mainly due to the wind that suddenly changed their direction from northern to southeastern and increased speed up to 24-25 meters/sec.

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