m/v Nefterudovoz-32M aground, river Volga
MRCC Moscow reported grounding of m/v Nefterudovoz-32M, loaded with 2776 tons of gravel. Vessel ran aground at 1810 Moscow time July 19 on 462/2 kilometer mark, river Volga. Hull was breached with ensuing water ingress in ballast tanks. Salvage under way since July 20, including partial offloading of cargo and patching the hole by divers. At 0800 Moscow time July 21 vessel was in the same position.