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.
The Karlsruhe police boat No. 5 collided with the 110 meter long, 1808 dwt barge Chemgas 22 in low visibility on the Rhine River near Rheinstrandbad, Germany. The police boat hull was severely damaged and suffered water ingress. The crewmen on board the police boat were rescued by the 33 meter long tug Hekla which was pushing the barge. The disabled and sinking police boat was towed astern of the tug to shallow water where it paritially sank. None of the three crew were injured and no reported injuries on the tug or barge. Pollution was reported as some diesel fuel was released from the police boat. A crane was brought to the scene to salvage the vessel. No reports if the water police issued a fine for the incident.