The m/v “Sepano” ran aground between Ninovka and Fedorovka on the Volga-Caspian Maritime Shipping Channel (VKMSK) According to the regional EMERCOM of Russia, there are 14 crew members on board (food supply 10 days), the cargo volume is 4,900 tons of grain.

The vessel followed from the port of Astrakhan to the port of Amirobad (Iran). No damage, no leakage of petroleum products. No injuries reported.

The motor vessel "Sepano" is attempting to independently break off. The shipowner is resolving the issue of sending a tug.