Freighter Zircon ran aground on the Azov-Don sea channel Ship "Zircon" (shipowner Kama River Shipping) with 4153 tons of barley on board ran aground on the Azov-Don Sea Canal November 18, 2012. According to the State Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre of Ministry of Transport of Russia there were nor hit, damage, oil spills, no interference with navigation. The vessel expects rising waters and tugboats to refloat. Source: http://portnews.ru/news/149428/