The 1612 gt ro-ro cargo freighter Bayang allided with the barge Asian Roger in Manila Bay near Tondo, Philippines. The Bayang’s anchor had dragged in the rough seas caused by Typhoon Gener. The ro-ro was pushed by the waves until it struck into the anchored barge. The Bayang’s hull suffered a two foot hole allowing water ingress. The Bayang quickly flooded and partially sank with the hull resting on the bottom. No details to whether the Asian Roger suffered any damages in the collision. No reports of injuries from either vessel. The Philippine Coast Guard requested the owner of the Bayang to place a boom around the vessel to contain any possible pollution released.
The 100 meter long, 4711 dwt tanker Langeri became disabled after engine failure near Nakhodka, Russia. The vessel dropped anchor before a tug arrived on scene. The Langeri was towed to the Nakhodka Oil Terminal. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Langeri was en route from Yuzhno to Kurilsk in ballast.