The 138 meter long, 4038 dwt cargo vessel M. Andreev allided with two vessels at the anchorage at Azov, Russia. The M. Andreev was passing through the anchorage when it suffered steering gear failure. The M. Andreev struck the bow of the anchored 139 meter long cargo vessel Aleksandr Lebed and the stern of the anchored 128 meter long cargo vessel Rusich 2.
All three vessels sustained only slight damage and there were no reports of water ingress. There were no reports of injuries or pollution released. Local authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.