9.10.2017 - MV ""VOLGO-DON 5054"" RAN AGROUND IN THE STRAIT OF KERCH
October 9, at 16:35 in the Kerch Strait, the motor vessel Volgo-Don 5054, flag of the Russian Federation, the registration port of St. Petersburg, the shipowner of SK Volzhskoye Shipping Company, Nizhny Novgorod, ran aground. The vessel proceeded along the canal from North to South along waterway No.50 with a pilot on board. No injured, the water flow of the hull or spill of oil products there. On board is the cargo of wheat 4.9 thousand tons. There are no obstacles for the passage of the strait by vessels along the main canal. The causes of the incident are being clarified. At 5:30 on October 10, the tugs ""Khohol"" and ""Nikolay Dmitriev"" began to take shots from the emergency ship. The weather in the area: wind Z 6-8 m/s, sea 0,2-0,5 m.