General cargo vessel Diomid trapped in ice, Sakhalin, Okhotsk sea
General cargo vessel Diomid sailed into Sakhalin Bay, northern tip of Sakhalin Island, on Dec 28 13, to shelter from a storm raging in Okhotsk sea. Vessel is en route from Magadan to Vladivostok, loaded with empty containers. On Dec 29 vessel reported being trapped in ice. As of Jan 2 vessel was in the same position, reportedly waiting for icebreaker to get her free. No immediate danger to vessel and crew.