The 139 meter long, 11811 dwt container ship Vega Sagittarius went aground near Nuuk, Greenland. The Vega Sagittarius suffered hull damage above the waterline. No injuries to the 17 crew on board and no pollution released. Initial attempts to refloat the vessel on the high tide failed. The Vega Sagittarius remains hard aground on the the rocky bottom. The vessel was en route to Aasiaat from Nuuk.