Reports state the 127 meter long, 7,541 dwt boxship Reykjafoss went aground on arrival to Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada. While there were no injuries, the vessel will require assistance to be freed. Cargo slated for Reykjafoss has been transferred to another vessel. Earilier on April 30, the Reykajfoss became disabled just ouside Argentia. The vessel was sailing for Norfolk, Virginia when it struck an object damaging the propeller and knocking out the main engine. The Reykajfoss had to be towed back Argentia where the cargo was unloaded.
The fishing processing vessel Athena caught fire and suffered multiple explosions while at moored at Runavik, Faroe Islands. Coastguard vessels arrived on scene and attempted to extinguish the the fire using water canons. However, much of the superstructure has already been damaged by fire. The Athena was being rebuilt at Runavik from a previous fire off Falmouth on October 2010. No reports of injuries.