The 96 meter long cargo vessel Kozma Minin ran aground on the Neva River near Otradnoye, Russia. The Kozma Minin had veered out of the fairway and grounded. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. Reports state a tug was requested to pull the Kozma Minin free.
The 87 meter long, 750 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Nearchos ran aground on the islet of Nea Kameni off Santorini, Greece. The Nearchos was underway with 13 crew and five passengers along with their 5 lorries bound to Thira from Mykonos when it ran ashore on the islet. The ro-ro ferry sustained damage to its hull along the portside of the foreship.
The vessel contacted authorities who dispatched several vessels to the scene along with divers to inspect the hull. The Greek Coast Guard deployed booms around the ferry to contain any pollution that may be released. Reports state the passengers were safely evacuated.