The 125 meter long, 10860 dwt freighter “Owner” collided with the 108 meter long, 3197 dwt freighter Terney while at Plastun, Primorye, Russia. The “Owner” had just unmoored when it struck the Terney. The Terney suffered damage to its hull and ballast tanks. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.
The 99 meter long freighter Fang Zhou 6 became disabled while sailing in Typhoon Nesat off Zhuhai City, China. The freighter went adrift after a wave of water smashed into the bridge causing the crew to lose control of the vessel. The Fang Zhou 6 contacted Chinese authorities who dispatched a helicopter to the scene. All 12 men on board the Fang Zhou 6 were lifted and safely taken ashore to Zhuhai City. No reports of injuries.
The 6 meter long towboat Five Rivers went aground in the Intracoastal Waterway near Flagler Beach, Florida. The Five Rivers was pushing an empty fuel barge went it ran aground destroying a small dock. The towboat and barge suffered no damage and were later released with the next high tide. No one was injured and no pollution was released. The Coast Guard is conducting an investigation into the incident.