The 151 meter long, 13200 dwt container ship Phoenix J ran aground in the Gulf of Bothnia near Rauma, Finland. The Phoenix J suffered hull damage with water ingress into ballast tanks and cargo holds. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. Divers was only able to inspect part of the hull as the vessel remains firmly aground on the rocky bottom. The MRCC has a vessel standing by in case the crew need to evacuate the vessel. Salvagers plan to pump out water before attempting to refloat the vessel The boxship had left Rauma loaded with containers bound for Gävle, Sweden before going aground in 5 meters of water.
The 91 meter long, 3035 dwt freighter Tera ran aground off Öland, Sweden while en route to Västervik. The vessel was able to be refloated under its own power and proceeded to Flivik. No reports or injuries, damage or pollution released. The authorities at Flivik launched an investigation into the incident. Reports state the first mate may have fallen asleep at the wheel resulting in the grounding.