Tanker NADEZHDA grounded by storm, hull breached
Storm raging over Sakhalin island, Russia, pushed aground product tanker NADEZHDA, vessel grounded on a coast near Nevelsk port, southern Sakhalin, Tatarskiy Strait. Vessel reported grounding at around 0830 Sakhalin time Nov 28, hull breached in engine room area. Vessel with some 400 tons of diesel oil is en route from Vanino port to Korsakov port, Russia. Tug Rubin (IMO:8033883) dispatched to assist tanker, tug left Korsakov at 1030 Sakhalin time.