The Oman‘s Naval vessel Al Muazar rescued a fishing vessel after it rang aground off Bandar Gingri, Dhofar. The fishing vessel with 16 crew on board had suffered engine failure before going aground. The Al Muazar towed the fishing vessel to Salalah. No reports of damage or pollution being released.
The 204 meter long , 20473 dwt United States Naval Auxiliary vessel Cape Island became disabled off Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington. The vessel had lost power and went adrift. The Coast Guard contacted the vessel and dispatched a tug to take the Cape Island under tow back to Port Angeles where it was to undergo an inspection and repairs. Before the tug arrived, the crew was able to restore power. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released.
The 80 meter long self-propelled barge Waldpoarte suffered a fire on the Ijssel River near Skûlenboarch, Netherlands. Local firefighters were called in to fight the blaze. The crews used foam which was able to extinguish the fire in a few hours. The fire disabled the Waldpoarte and a tug was requested to take the barge under tow. No reports of injuries.