The freighter Grigoriy Petrovskiy (Gregory Petrovsky) sank at the port of Poti, Georgia during a strong storm. The vessel had lost control during the storm and struck a pier causing the hull nearly to break-in-two. The vessel also holed in one of its tanks resulting in water ingress. All 11 crew members onboard were rescued. The Greogry Petrovsky has released pollution into the port. The pollution is most likely from the 35 tons of fuel onboard when the vessel sank. Reports state the vessel had no cargo onboard when the storm struck.