The wooden-hulled passenger ferry M/L Siraina sank near Barangay Bakong, Simunul, Philippines. The ferry was headed to Bongao with 27 people on board when it was overwhelmed by large waves and strong winds. Fiveteen people were later rescued. Seven bodies were also recovered. The Philippine Coast Guard and Navy conducting a search and rescue for the remaining five people.
The 167 meter long, 19626 dwt container ship Log-in Santos went aground near Balneario Pinhal, Brazil. The vessel had been at anchor when a cyclone passed by. Strong winds caused the Log-in Santos to drag her anchors finally pushing the container ship ashore. The vessel suffered some damage which will require repairs. The Log-in Santos was later pulled off the beach. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 110 foot long passenger ship Tails of the Sea went aground in Frechman Bay near Hancock Point, Maine. The vessel had been moored near Bar Island when high winds caused the Tails of the Sea to break its mooring line. The winds swept the vessel onto the shoreline during hide tide. There were no injuries as no one was on board at the time of the incident. The Coast Guard responded sending personsel to the scene. Booms were on site to contain any pollution, but the passenger ship suffered no significant damage. The Tails of the Sea was refloated on the next high tide and proceeded under its own power to Southwest Harbour where it would be inspected and repaired. The Tails of the Sea had been operating whale watching tours in the area.