It became known that the Russian tanker “Sig” received a hole at the waterline level. It is located at the entrance to the Kerch Strait.
According to preliminary information, the sea vessel was damaged after it was attacked by a Ukrainian drone. Here is what is known so far.
According to preliminary information, the Russian tanker “Sig” attacked by a Ukrainian drone received a hole at the waterline level in the area of the engine room, Rossiya Segodnya reports with reference to the Marine Rescue Coordination Center of Novorossiysk.
The ship is located at the entrance to the Kerch Strait. No casualties or injuries have been reported in the incident.
At the moment, the ship is standing still and the water has already stopped flowing into the compartments.
The crew of the tanker is in their places, and earlier two tugboats arrived to help the vessel.
As it turned out, all rescue work was completed at night.
Currently, repair and restoration work is being carried out.
Only technical ballast was on board the ship at the time of the alleged attack.
Water is pumped out of the compartments of the Sig tanker, and he himself is afloat.