The 107 meter long, 8037 dwt freighter Livadia went aground on Iturup Island. The vessel was attempting to seek shelter from typhoon Wipha when it went ashore. No reports of injuries and no damage. Reports state the vessel remains high and dry on the beach. A salvage tug was dispatched to the scene.
The 72 meter long, 1322 dwt freighter Varandey was intentionally grounded off the shore of Paramushir Island. No reports of injuries and no damage. Vessel was reported to be resting in shallow water on a sandy bottom.