The 123 meter long, 5185 dwt cargo vessel Port Olya 3 ran aground in the Caspian Sea off Lagan, Russia. The Port Olya 3 was proceeding from Iran with a cargo of mill cake and containers for Olya on the Volga River when it suffered steering gear failure and ran aground off the shore near the canal entrance. The cargo vessel was unable to refloat itself and requested assistance from local authorities. Authorities inspected the vessel for damage and will expect the vessel to be refloated the following day. No report of injuries, damage or pollution released.