Rescue ship ""Ruby"" from the emergency party Sakhalin Branch of FGUP ""Baltic BASU"" in of 8 persons and  the emergency rescue of the party in the amount of 6 KoreaSalvage people on board on July 12 left the port of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in the area of ​​emergency vessel OrientalAngel. The auxiliary tug ""Ussuri"" in tug, with 6 crew members on board. As the press service of Rosmorrechflot, approach of the ship ""Ruby"" to the place of operation scheduled in the morning July 18, 2012.


At the same day from the port of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in the area of ​​emergency the tug vessel ""Naporistiy"" (""Assertive"") sailed out with a barge with equipment and property. The approach of tug ""Assertive"" is planned 21 July 2012.


A passenger ship ""Hypanis"" in the port of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is preparing to leave the area carrying out emergency work to the workers on board. The approach of the vessel ""Hypanis"" is planned July 18-21


FULL  STORY: Earlier, in November 17, 2011 in the waters of the Gulf of Anadyr was a fire on board the South Korean fishing vessel Oriental Angel (owner Keukdong Fisheries Co., LTD). in a fire killed one person, the other 89 crew members were rescued. A ship without a crew during a storm had washed up on shore shallows and now is on distance of 20 meters from the shore at Cape military topographers in the area of responsibility of the Russian Federation.


There are 1,700 tons of fish products (frozen pollock) and 1100 tons fuels and lubricants, On board the vessel which is a potential threat to the environment. Carrying out emergency work on the vessel during the period from November 2011 to June 2012 was impossible due to heavy ice conditions in the vicinity of Cape military topographers.


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In tug boat BTO-604 (owner ""Tatflot"", home port Chistopol) at 1283-rd km of the Volga River during the night of July 13, 2012 a fire has happend. Partially burnt the bridge and living rooms. According to the State Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre of the Ministry of Transport of Russia (GMSKTS), the same night the fire was extinguished by the ship approached, ""Cesis"" (owner of LLC ""Remstroymost"" home port Ulyanovsk). No victims or pollution. The investigation carried out by representatives of Rostransnadzor and line of traffic police.


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General cargo vessel TM Cheget suffered an engine failure near Poyrazkoy, exiting Istanbul Strait en route to Novorossiysk from Perama, on July 21 2012 at 22:31 LT. Rescue boat and tug were dispatched to the vessel, at 23:20 she was taken on tow and at 01:05 July 22 anchored off Kilyos Dalia Beach, in position 41-16N 029-04E, Black sea.


General cargo vessel TM Cheget IMO 8407448, dwt 3732, built 1985, flag S-Kitts, manager TRANSMARINE SHIPMANAGEMENT, Novorossiysk.

Tanker Volgoneft-152 ran aground on the 541-st kilometer mark in Volga-Baltic sea channel early in the morning July 17, 2012 near Cherepovets city, en route from Yaroslavl to Saint Petersburg. Tanker is loaded with 4500 MT of heavy oil. No spill reported, traffic not affected, salvage under way.


Tanker Volgoneft-152  IMO 8898623, dwt 6389, built 1980, flag Russia, owner OAO Volgotanker.

General cargo vessel Volgo-Balt 230 ran aground on July 22, 2012 while leaving the Lock-2 of the Volga – Baltic sea Canal on 869.6 kilometer mark, refloated same day with the help of tug RT-326 and technical boat Perekat. No damages reported.


General cargo vessel Volgo-Balt 230 IMO 8230443, dwt 3187, built 1981, flag Russia, owner CSC Farvater, Saint Petersburg.

Early in the morning July 23 2012 general cargo vessel Alushta ran aground in Onega Lake, North-West Russia, en route from Perguba to Lyskovo laden with gravel. Vessel steered off the channel and ran aground, suffering hole or holes. No leaks reported, salvage under way.


General cargo vessel Alushta  IMO 8948442, dwt 2072, built 1967, flag Russia, owner Gruzopassazhirskiye perevozki Co., Ufa, Russia.

General cargo vessel Kapitan Matveev suffered engine failure at 13:15 LT on July 30, 2012 in Haydarpasa area, Istanbul Strait, enroute from Istanbul to Azov, Russia. Tugs were sent to a distressed vessel, and at 14:18 LTvessel was anchored at Yenikapi road, Marmara sea.


General cargo vessel Kapitan Matveev IMO 8951396, dwt 3197, built 1987, flag Russia, manager BSBS, Moscow.