The 138 meter long, 5150 dwt freighter Volgo-Don 85 ran aground on the Volga River near the 2713 kilometer mark. The Volgo-Don 85 suffered damage to its hull with a hole near the ballast tank. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Several tugs were dispatched to the area to start salvage operations. The freighter was headed to Kavkzaz from Buzan with 4360 tons of sulfur.