Bereg Nadezhdy Aground (Update 1)
The 153 meter long, 13879 dwt refer freighter Bereg Nadezhdy went aground in the Barents Sea on Kildin Bay, Russia (69 17.57N 034 23.28E). The freighter was caught in a severe storm with high winds and swells up to seven meter high. The vessel is ashore with its ballast tank holed and water ingress in the engine room. The Bereg has a slight list to port wedged on two large rocks. One of the 29 crewmen suffered a broken leg and was evacuated by a Navy helicopter. Two tugs were dispatched to the scene. Salvage may be attempted later in calm seas at high tide.