On Saturday night a tanker, belonging to the Odessa municipal steamship company, took the ground in the Black Sea near Sevastopol, Ukraine. The tanker sailed under the colours of Belize.
According to preliminary data, there are no victims and oil spill.
Two towboats of the Russian Black Sea fleet are involved in the tanker's rescue.
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