On September 14, the 114 meter long, 3230 dwt cargo vessel Vita ran aground on the Svir River near Voznesenye, Russia. The Vita was en route to Priozersk from Petrozavodsk with a cargo of 2100 tons of logs. Initial attempts to refloat the vessel had failed with a tug and lighter dispatched to unload part of the cargo. No reports of injuries and no pollution released.
The 108 meter long cargo vessel Omskiy 141 ran aground on the Svir River. The Omskiy 141 was en route to Cherepovets from St. Petersburg with 3000 tons of steel cargo when it struck bottom. The cargo vessel sustained hull damage in a ballast tank in the forepeak resulting in water ingress. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 108 meter long, 3095 dwt cargo vessel Omskiy 135 ran aground on the Svir River near the 1102 kilometer mark. The vessel was headed to Husum, Sweden with 2534 tons of timber when a navigation error cause the vessel to run aground. No reports of injuries or damage. Traffic was reported to be halted until the Omskiy 135 could be refloated.