Russian tanker ZAPADNYY grounding, UK

Sept. 14, 2016 at 01:01 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Russian tanker ZAPADNYY ran aground on a sandbank at around 0900 UTC Sep 13 at the entrance of of Silloth port, Cumbria, England. Solway Firth, Irish sea, arriving to Silloth from Bremen, Germany. According to AIS, tanker ran aground after mechanical failure. Vessel was refloated with high tide at around 2000 UTC same day and docked in Silloth, no leaks, no damages reported. Photos RNLI Silloth and @srowellphoto1, BBC.

Russian tanker ZAPADNYY grounding, UK

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