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Loaded tanker aground in Volga Caspian Sea Canal

Product tanker ABESKUN ran aground on the 158-kilometer mark of Volga Caspian Sea Canal at around 1600 Moscow time Nov 21. Tanker, reportedly with a cargo of crude, is en route from offshore oil field to Astrakhan port, Volga. No reports on damages, no leaks. Tug TARPAN is understood to be already on site as of 1640 UTC, Canal traffic is probably hampered.

Oil Products Tanker ABESKUN is currently located at CASPIAN – Caspian Sea at position 46° 18′ 36.9″ N, 047° 58′ 24.9″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-11-12 17:32 UTC (9 days, 1 hour ago)

ABESKUN (IMO: 7036723) is an Oil Products Tanker that was built in 1970 (51 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Russia.
Its carrying capacity is 965 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 2.8 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 59.75 meters and her width is 9 meters.

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