The freighter Huiying 168 capsized and sank during the early morning off the Pingtan City, Fujian Province, China. The vessel was carrying 4,450 tons of clay when it dropped anchor as to ride out a severe gale. Of the 15 crew onboard, there were 3 survivors.
A barge sank on the Nile near Naga Hammadi in the Qena governorate, Egypt. No pollution reported.