The 80 meter long, 2300 dwt freighter Lezhevo struck the yacht Huglo in the Kiel Canal near Schulp, Germany. The Lezhevo suffered no damage, but the yacht suffered extensive damage. No reports of injuries on either vessel. The Lezhevo was headed to Bornholmgat from Bilbao. Reports state the Huglo was able to stay afloat and safely reached Rendsburg.
The 111 meter long, 6090 dwt freigher Cathma became disabled in the Gulf of Bothnia near Holmsund, Sweden. The Cathma had suffered engine failure and requested assistance. A tug took the freighter under tow and proceeded to Holmsund. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released. The Cathma was en route to Kaskinen from Kiel.
The 37 meter long, 363 dwt ro-ro ferry Grand Star RoRo 3 went aground in shallow water near Sorsogon, Philippines. The ferry loaded with 155 passengers from Allen Northern Samar went aground when the vessel went off course due to a strong current. The Grand Star was refloated later by the assistance of tugs and berthed safely at Sorsogon. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released.