The 5152 dwt freighter Volgo-Don 5015 went aground on the Volga River near the 2938.5 kilometer mark. The freighter had struck a sand bar causing damage to its forepeak and water ingress with the bow thruster flooded. A tug has been dispatched to assist the freighter. The Volgo-Don 5015 had left Buzan and was headed for Kavkaz with 4351 metric tons of sulphur. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.