On April 18, the 89 meter long, 2755 dwt cargo vessel allided in the port of Kaliningrad, Russia. The vessel had arrived from Baltiysk and was maneuvering to berth when it struck a concrete pontoon. The Samur 3 suffered a small hull breach above the waterline. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 88 meter long, 3017 dwt cargo vessel Marie Lehmann allided with the pier at the Kaliningrad Ship Repair Yard, Kaliningrad, Russia. The Marie Lehmann was proceeding into port when it suffered a power blackout after its main engine failed. The cargo vessel drifted into pier sustaining an one meter hole in the forepeak above the waterline. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The vessel was able to berth later the same day where it was inspected and will undergo repairs.
The 7200 dwt freighter Navin Kestrel went aground at the entrance to Kaliningrad, Russia, after suffering a power blackout. The tug Pioner was able to refloat the Kestrel and towed it to an anchorage. The Kestrel suffered some slight damage to its bow. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.