Posted on April 13, 2018 by Ashleigh Cowie
General cargo ship, Leda, ran aground in Russia at around 0410 Moscow Time on the 11th April.
She was sailing downstream on the River Don carrying 2436 tons of scrap from Rostov.
The vessel was travelling to Samsun, Turkey when she ran aground with the pilot on board. Several attempts to refloat the ship were unsuccessful.
As of 1900 Moscow time on the 12th April Leda was still aground and awaiting a more powerful tug.
General cargo ship LEDA, IMO 8721442, dwt 3329, built 1987, flag Moldova, manager Troy Shipping, Istanbul.