Iranian general cargo ship PARMIS ran aground on 50 kilometer mark in Volga – Caspian Sea Channel (river Bakhtemir) at around 1430 Moscow time Dec 7, while proceeding downstream. The ship loaded with 3140 tons of grains is en route from Astrakhan, Volga river, Russia, to Amirabad, Iran. As of 1530 UTC Dec 7, the ship was still aground with responding tug GEORGIY SEDOV (IMO 9184988) at her side. It’s a third grounding in Volga – Caspian Sea Channel in 3 days.
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Iranian freighter aground in Volga Caspian Sea Channel, third grounding in three days
The ship loaded with 3140 tons of grains is en route from Astrakhan, Volga river, Russia, to Amirabad, Iran.
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