Freighter aground, river Don
General cargo vessel AVANGARD with 2929 tons of fertilizers on board ran aground in Tsimlyansk Reservoir, river Don, Russia, while en route from Asrtakhan to Rostov, at 2728 kilometer mark. Vessel grounded by fore , with 0.5 meter draft loss. No leak reported, traffic not affected. Owner is to contract salvage. As of Nov 16, status of the vessel unknown.