The 86 meter long, 1649 dwt freighter Begey loaded with 1587 metric tons of general cargo went aground on the Volga Caspian Sea Canal near the 153.5 kilometer mark. The freighter was later refloated the same day by the icebreaker Kapitan Bukaev. The Begey proceeded to Olya for to be surveyed for any damage. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. The grounding was due to ice shove.
The fishing vessel Steve C became disabled while off Clatsop Spit, Oregon with some 22 tons of fish on board. The fishing vessel had lost steering and contacted the Coast Guard. The Coast Guard dispatched a lifeboat from Station Cape Disappointment which proceeded in heavy swells to the scene. The lifeboat was able to secure a towline to the Steve C and proceeded back to Cape Disappointment. Both vessels were able to sucessfully cross over the Columbia River bar through 14 to 18 foot swells. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released.