Ro-ro cargo ship KOMPOZITOR RAKHMANINOV ran onto left bank of river Volga under Starir (Old) Bridge, Astrakhan, at around 2000 Moscow time May 27, while proceeding downstream, in ballast. As of 0700 Moscow time May 28, the ship was still aground, with two tugs deployed in refloating. Traffic not affected, no news on damages.

Ro-ro cargo ship KOMPOZITOR RAKHMANINOV, IMO 8606616, GT 6894, built 1986, flag Russia, manager TRANSMORFLOT LLC.

The m/v "Nefterudovoz 58 M" ran aground on the river Neva near St.Petersburg in the area of Bolshie Porogi village. As the PortNews was informed in the Volgo-Balt GBU, the tug “Geroy Ivan Sivko” is trying to help the vessel. Oil spill is not observed.
According to eyewitnesses in social networks, the ship has been sitting aground for two days.

The 58 M oil tanker went empty to the Greater Port of St. Petersburg. Its maximum draft is 3.6 m.


Reefer LA MANCHE ran aground at around 1500 UTC Apr 22 in Maxwell Bay, King George Island, Drake Passage, Antarctica, while performing personnel boarding, understood related to Uruguayan Artigas Base, and being at that time some 2 cables off coast. According to track, as of 1400 UTC Apr 24 reefer is still aground in Chilean zone of responsibility, Chile already dispatched SAR ship AFT LAUTARO (IMO 7325538) to assist. No hull breach, water ingress reported, so far.

Reefer LA MANCHE, IMO 8226739, GT 13477, built 1983, flag Vanuatu, manager TECHNOTEAMMARINE LLC, Russia (owner AKER BIOMARINE ANTARCTIC AS Norway according to Ru Register).


The head of the Department of economic security reported that the fishing vessel “Vostok-2”, which caught fire in the sea of Okhotsk on 24 March near the village Oktyabrsky on the Kamchatka Peninsula, there is the smoke and see the flashes of flame.

The Fire occurred at night was in the shop of the fish factory. Crew members reported the fire as soon as it is noticed. To help the “East-2” went to the rescue ship. All 23 crew members were evacuated, nobody was hurt.

Currently, the “Vostok-2” extinguishes by tug “Devotee”, reports TASS.
The cause of the fire is not yet established.

In connection with the grounding of m/v ""Port Olya-2"", which occurred on March 18, 2020 in the region of 143.4th km of the Volga-Caspian Sea Shipping Channel (VCSC), in order to ensure the safety of navigation and the mooring of vessels in the waters of the seaport of Olya, the ship traffic on the leg 142.5-144.5 km of VCSC is prohibited. The order was signed by the acting port by captain Alexander Chernov.

The order instructed the ship owner TransMorFlot LLC to take immediate measures to remove the the m/v Port Olya-2 from the shallows. The FSUE ""Rosmorport"" Astrakhan branch, after removing the ship from the shallows, to ensure the survey of the bottom topography on the leg 142.5-144.5th km of the VCSC


The incident occurred on the afternoon of Tuesday, February 25th. The cargo ship "Jadeite" (Volgo-Don type, project 1565), owned by the company "Volgodon", collided with the tanker "Lerik" (OJSC "Palmali"). As a result of the pile on the vessel Jadeite, a small dent was formed in the bow, and a dent and a rupture of the hull formed on the m/v Lerik, the TASS report said.

No injures during the incident reported.

General cargo ship PORT OLYA 2 ran aground at 143 kilometer mark in Volga – Caspian sea Channel at around 2000 Moscow time Feb 15, while en route from Port Olya, Volga river, to Amirabad Iran, with cargo of grain on board. According to officials, the ship refloated by own means at 1120 Moscow time Feb 16, though according to track, she seems to be still aground, as of 1430 Moscow time Feb 16.

General cargo ship PORT OLYA 2, IMO 9481881, dwt 5185, built 2012, flag Russia, manager SP-SHIPPING LLC, Astrakhan.