On August 4, Novorossiysk, Krasnodar Territory, was attacked by two sea drones. After that, a video appeared with the large Russian landing ship Olenegorsky Gornyak, which lurched heavily to the port side, which may indicate the flooding of several compartments.
BDK Olenegorsky miner, built at the shipyard in Gdansk in the 70s of the last century, is part of the 121st landing ship brigade, and in 2007 was recognized by the Russians as “the best landing ship of the Northern Fleet”.
Satellite images of the large landing ship of the aggressor country Russia, Olenegorsky miner, have appeared on the Web, which is listing heavily on one side after an attack by sea drones in Novorossiysk, Krasnodar Territory.
Pictures taken by Planet were posted on Twitter by Joseph Dempsey, an analyst at the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). Judging by them, the Russians dragged the wrecked ship to the Novorossiysk Bay.
The special operation of the SBU, as a result of which the Olenegorsky miner was damaged, was carried out jointly with the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
There are about 100 crew members on board, the SBU drone was carrying 450 kg of TNT.
A temporary ban on the movement of ships has been introduced in the port of Novorossiysk, the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) company said.
CPC owns an oil terminal near Novorossiysk. The company’s press service stated that the terminal is not damaged and continues to load oil onto moored tankers.
Local residents said that the explosion was at the CPC terminal.
Novorossiysk seaport is one of the largest ports of the Black Sea and Russia.