On the river Don the motor vessel “Salsk” ran aground with a load of wheat.

On 3133.5 km of the Don River (between the buoys 187 and 189) at 10:10 Moscow time, on October 7, 2018, the m/v Salsk ran aground. The vessels's port of registration St. Petersburg, the shipowner LLC Linter, cargo of wheat 3959 tons, diesel fuel 43.7 tons, 1010 kg of oil, 3.75 m of draft with a loss of draft of about 15 cm. According to the Rescue Coordination Center there is not suffered or oil spill. The channel is free.

A tugboat “Dobrynya” (shipowner FSUE “Rosmorport”, port of registration Rostov-on-Don) was sent to the scene.
All attempts to remove the vessel from the ground did not bring any result, it was decided to take an additional tug.

At 21:00 Moscow time, the second tug "Rogday" (port of registration Rostov-on-Don, the shipowner Aqualines LLC) was sent to the emergency vessel.

At 23:00, Moscow time, on October 7, the shipowner decided to suspend work on shooting from the ground of the emergency vessel until 11:00, Moscow time, on October 8, before approaching the sea tug "Zevs" from the sea.