The 115 meter long, 1645 dwt barque Kruzenshtern ran aground on the Dvina River oustide Arkhangelsk, Russia. The Kruzenshtern was being escorted into the port by a pilot and tug when a strong gust of wind caused the sailing vessel to veer off course. The Kruzenshtern was refloated by the aid of two tugs a short time later. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The vessel will undergo an inspection by dives before proceeding to Kaliningrad.
The 116 meter long, 5557 dwt tanker Kapitan Pershin became disabled on the Dvina River near Arkhangelsk, Russia. The tanker had suffered engine failure and had become stuck in the ice. A tug was dispatched and towed the Kapitan Pershin into port. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 77 meter long, 262 dwt icebreaker Kapitan Chadaev went aground on the Dvina River near Arkhangelsk, Russia. The icebreaker remain stuck along the shore and attempted to refloat itself. The Kapitan Chadaev was one of two vessels doing ice-breaking on the Northern Dvina River between Arkhangelsk and Kholmogory. No further details reported.