Product tanker SCF Yenisei breached, Arctic
Product tanker SCF Yenisei loaded with 27680 tons of crude oil collided with unknown underwater object at 1230 LT Sep 26 in Obskaya Guba Bay, river Ob mouth, Arctic coast. Vessel suffered breaches in forepeak area, including portside ballast tank, with ensuing water ingress. On Sep 27 tanker moved to Sabietta for temporary repairs. Reportedly, breaches were sealed by divers, on Sep 28 tanker left Sabietta and headed for Murmansk.