General cargo vessel Welle grounding
General cargo vessel Welle at 0915 Moscow time Oct 15 ran aground in Azov-Don Sea Canal, Taganrog Bay, Azov sea, on 10 kilometer mark, after steering failure. Traffic in the area was closed. At 1550 same day vessel was refloated with the help of the tug, and taken to road to fix steering. No damages reported. Vessel is en route from Rostov-on-Don to Icdas, Turkey, Marmara sea, loaded with 2900 tons of scrap.