The 3286 dwt cargo vessel Santa Elena allided with the bunker tanker MT-32 on the Azov Sea at Temryuk, Russia. The Santa Elena was being moved between berths when it struck the MT-32. The MT-32 suffered damage to its starboard wing, main deck railings and its anchor winch was torn off. No damage to the Santa Elena. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The freighter Santa Elena went aground in the Kattegat near Sletterhage lighthouse, Denmark. The vessel was approaching the Aarhus harbor with a cargo of soy when it grounded. Reports state the Santa Elena’s double hull has prevented any pollution being released. Tugs have been sent to release the vessel.