The 138 meter long, 5150 dwt cargo vessel Volgo Don 133 suffered damage on the Don River near Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The Volgo Don 133 was en route to Busan from Kavkaz in ballast when the vessel lost its port side propeller and part of the shaft. The vessel dropped anchor and traffic was halted so that divers could recover the propeller and shaft. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
On October 21, the 92 meter long, 5107 dwt cargo vessel Seminole allided with a berthed vessel on the Don River at Rostov-On-Don, Russia. The Seminole was entering the port from Samsun, Turkey being being assisted by a tug when it got to close to the moored vessels. The port side hull of the Seminole scraped against one of the berthed vessels. The Seminole’s hull was severely damage along with the superstructure being torn open. No reports of injuries.