Oil-ore carrier aground, Russia

Cargo ship NEFTERUDOVOZ 58M ran aground in Neva river upstream from S-Petersburg, Russia, at around 0800 Moscow time Apr 30, while ballasting from S-Petersburg to Cherepovets. Tug is already on site, assisting in refloating. No damages reported so far.
Cargo ship ore-oil carrier NEFTERUDOVOZ 58M, IMO 8726234, dwt 3280, built 1987, flag Russia, owner VOLGOTANKER VOLZHSKI OIL SHPG (EQUASIS).

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Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.