The 98 meter long, 2118 dwt fishing vessel Adventure suffered an explosion in the engine room while off Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands. The chief engineer suffered burns and was evacuated from the vessel by helicopter. A tug was dispatched to the scene and took the fishing vessel under tow en route to Las Palmas.
The 81 meter long, 2325 dwt freighter Vestvind went aground off Limfjord, Denmark. The Vestvind had steered off the navigation channel and struck bottom on a sandbank. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released. Divers were requested to do a survey of the hull. The Vestvind was en route to Skive from Norway with a cargo of gravel.
The 140 meter long, dwt 5885 freighter Captain Ivan Vikulov caught fire after an explosion while in the ice in the Azov Sea. The fire quickly spread to other parts of the freighter. The vessel sent out a distress call to the Ukraine authorities in the Crimea. A helicopter was dispatched to the freighter. The helicopter landed on the freighter deck and evacuated 10 of the 14 crew on board. The icebreaker Kapitan Moshkin arrived on scene and was able to establish a towline to the freighter. A few hours later the remaining four men on the Captain Ivan Vikulov were transferred over to the icebreaker as the fire engulfed the vessel. The icebreaker was able to extinguish the blaze and the freighter was placed at anchor off Strilkove, Ukraine. No reports of injuries.