The 98 meter long, 4678 dwt cargo vessel Kapitan Yakovlev ran aground near St. Petersburg, Russia. The Kapitan Yakovlev was headed for the terminal in Kronshtadt to unload its cargo of 4200 tons of steel when struck bottom. Unable to refloat itself, the cargo vessel requested assistance. A tug was dispatched and was able to refloat the Kapitan Yakovlev a short time later. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
On September 1, the 79 meter long bunker tanker Gazpromneft East ran aground on the Petrovskiy Canal near St. Petersburg, Russia. The tanker had grounded with 1200 tons of fuel on board. The tanker was refloated the following day and escorted to a nearby shipyard to be surveyed. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 119 meter long, 3853 dwt cargo vessel Sormovskiy 3057 ran aground on the St. Petersburg Sea Canal, Russia. The Sormovskiy 3057 departed from St. Petersburg for Gdynia with 2590 tons of steel when it struck bottom and went aground. A tug was dispatched and refloated the Sormovskiy 3057 a few hours later. The vessel returned to St. Petersburg to be inspected for damage. No reports of injuries or pollution released.