The 249 dwt fishing vessel Kapitan Laskov ran aground near Reefovyi Point, Kunashir Island, Kuril Islands, Russia. There were no injuries to the crew and no signs of damage to the vessel’s hull. An oil barge has been dispatched to the scene to pump out fuel from the trawler before it is refloated. Two other fishing vessels are also standing by to assist the Kapitan Laskov if the crew need to evacuated. Sixty tons of fuel was removed and the Kapitan Laskov was pulled freed.
- Russian-Flagged Trawler Kapitan Laskov Refloated (worldmaritimenews.com)