On August 25, the 126 meter long, 4673 dwt ro-ro cargo vessel Kompozitor Gasanov ran aground on the Volga-Caspian Sea Canal near the 138 kilometer mark. The Kompozitor Gasanov was en route to Baku from Olya when it suffered engine failure while heaving its anchor. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
On August 22, the 44 meter long, 1000 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Kragerø ran aground in Skåtøy Sound near Jomfruland. The Kragerø was headed to Jomfruland when it suffered a technical fault causing the ferry aground. The ferry was later refloated and proceeded to Jomfruland. Divers inspected the hull and found no damage. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.