M/V "Gulf Rover" (Russian flag, home port of Taganrog, the shipowner, LLC "ALBROS") with 4426 tons of steel on board touched the ground and lost speed in the area of 129th km on the Volga-Caspian sea shipping channel in the morning on 13 October. According to the State Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre of the Ministry of Transport of Russia, the maximum vessel draft is 3.92 m, the maximum draft announced by posting VTS - 4 m.
Motor ship touched the ground, resulting in lost speed due to insufficient depth. Fairway is free. No pollution of the environment, there were no injuries. In place to assist went the tug "MB-1213." This morning, "Gulf Rover" was refloated and anchored.