Sovcomflot’s Suezmax tanker aground in full load
Sovcomflot suezmax tanker SCF Khibiny ran aground at 1009 LT June 18 while sailing through Istanbul Marmara sea anchorage after passing Istanbul Strait in southern direction. Judging from Turkish Maritime Salvage photo, tanker is in load, en route to Pascagoula, USA. As of 1300 UTC June 18 vessel still was aground. No damages, no spill reported. Tanker loaded the cargo on Kerch outer road, Crimea.