The 132 meter long, 4125 dwt tanker Volgoneft 249 ran aground on the Kama River in Tatarstan, Russia. The Volgoneft 249 was loaded with 3736 tons of gasoline from Bashkortostan to Rostov-on-Don when it touch bottom. No reports of damage, injuries or pollution released. Reports state the tanker was later refloated and proceeded to Ulyanovsk where it was inspected before continuing on to Nikolaevk.
The 114 meter long, 3353 dwt freighter Zangan-3 went aground on the Kama River at the 2114 kilometer mark. The vessel was unable to refloat itself and tugs have been requested for assistance. No reports of damage or pollution being released. The Zangan-3 was heading for Astrakhan from Solikamsk with a cargo of 4250 metric tons of lumber.