Dry cargo vessel "Port Olya-4" ran aground, blocking navigation to VKMSK (Volga-Caspian Channel). There are no casualties or oil pollutions.


The message that in the northern part of the Caspian Sea, at 155 km of the Volga-Caspian Sea Navigable Canal (VKMSK), dry cargo ship "Port Olya-4" (home port of Olya port) ran aground, received at 02:15 (01:15 Moscow time) May 10, 2021. This was reported by the press service of the main department (GU) EMERCOM of Russia in the Astrakhan region. There is no damage to the hull of the vessel, there is no pollution of the water area.

Route: Olya port, RF - Amirabad port, Islamic Republic of Iran. Interaction with the MRCC, the administration of the Olya seaport was organized. The movement of ships is suspended. Measures to remove the vessel from aground will be planned after the improvement of meteorological conditions (in the northern part of the Caspian Sea, overshoot phenomena are observed).