Russian general cargo vessel CITY ran aground on a breakwater in Sakata port, Yamagata Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan, Japan sea coast on Jan 10, in a rough weather.

Russian freighter CITY aground, 18 crew evacuated

Vessel’s hull was apparently breached, the cargo ship was taking on water, with growing starboard list.

The CITY’s crew of 18 (14 Russians and 4 Bangladeshi) was evacuated by Japan CG helicopter. Vessel was en route from Akita to Funakawa.