General cargo ship ZERNOGRAD laden with grain ran aground in Azov area near Petrovskiy village, Don river, Azov sea, Russia, while en route from Rostov-on-Don to Trabzon Turkey, at 0950 Moscow time Jan 26. As of 1530 Moscow time Jan 26, the ship was still aground with no tugs in sight (though reportedly, 4 tugs were sent), probably waiting for high water.

General cargo ship ZERNOGRAD, IMO 9252905, dwt 6207, built 2001, flag Russia, manager TD RIF LLC., Rostov.