Freighter with coal aground, river Don, Azov sea

General cargo ship SHAMAN loaded with coal ran aground at around 0800 Moscow time Mar 16 in lower river Don near Donskoy village, while en route from Rostov to Koper Slovenia. As of 1830 Moscow time, she seemed to be still aground, though Russian media reported ship to be already refloated. No damages reported.
General cargo ship SHAMAN, IMO 8720216, dwt 6277, built 1988, flag Panama, manager GLOBAL MARINE CONSULTING LTD, Istanbul.



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