The 181 meter long, 40703 dwt tanker Tomsk collided with the 101 meter long, 3337 dwt ro-ro ferry Melissa K in heavy fog in the Black Sea near Tuapse, Russia. The ferry was leaving port en route to Samsun, Turkey when it was struck by the Tomsk which was entering the port with a pilot on board. The ferry’s hull was holed, but was able to return to port. The Tomsk reported no damage and dropped anchor off Tuapse awaiting a survey. No reports of injuries and no pollution was released. The authorities are conducting an investigation into the incident.