Freighter Maykop aground, Volga river
River-sea type freighter Maykop ran aground on May 13 13 on 1853 kilometer mark, Volga river, while leaving Syzran river port with 1609 tons of scrap on board. No hull damages, and no spill reported. Owner and master of the vessel blame port authorities, claiming that the vessel ran aground due to the lack of navigational aids, reported MRCC Moscow. Owner is to charter a tug for refloating.