Volga-Caspian canal was blocked by a stranded bulk carrier

In the Astrakhan region, ran aground cargo ship “Golden rose”. EN route from Astrakhan to the Iranian port Amirabad the ship with a cargo of grain pinned by the wind to the sideline. Because of the wind, it cannot move away from the coast. “Golden rose” blocked a Volga-Caspian sea shipping channel. The canal expect 28 vessels.

For heaving-off the ship it goes to the aid of the tug, reports “Interfax”. He will arrive before sunset. In a press-service of Rosmorrechflot believe that the “Golden rose” will be able to refloat until the end June 16.

On Board the “Golden rose,” a crew of 12 people. The supply of provisions and water on a cargo ship for 14 days. The cargo ship ran aground on 155 km of the Volga-Caspian sea shipping channel.