BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:30 P.M.) – A Russian cargo ship was photographed crossing the Bosphorus Strait this past week as it makes its way to the Syrian coast.
According to Yoruk Isik of the Bosphorus Observer, the Russian flag ship RoRo Spara II transited the Bosphorus Strait this weekend en route for the Syrian port-city of Tartous:
Ship of Interest: Coming from Novorossiysk very heavy, Russia flag RoRo Sparta II transits Mediterranean-bound Bosphorus en route to #Tartus #Syria carrying military cargo for Oboronlogistika. 📷T pic.twitter.com/P0O0qkIPX6
— Yörük Işık (@YorukIsik) November 11, 2018
As mentioned in the tweet above, the Russian vessel was carrying military hardware that is likely intended for the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their allies.