The fishing vessel Shun Tien No. 606 partially sank at its berth in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The fishing vessel was battered against the quay by the strong wind and waves from typhoon Meranti. One crewman perished of the 22 crew on board at the time of the incident. The fuel tanks on the Shun Tien No. 666 also ruptured and oil pollution was spotted around the hull. Authorities placed booms around the fishing vessels to contain any pollution released. Reports stated that many nearby fishing vessels were severely damaged by the typhoon.