The 146 meter long, 10500 dwt freighter BBC Emsland caught fire at Dusavika, Norway. The fire sent out a dense cloud of smoke up from the hold where the cargo of plastic was burning. The crew requested assistance with the local fire brigade responding. The local fire brigade was able to bring the fire under control. No reports of injuries and damage was limited. The cause of the fire was not reported.
A fishing vessel went aground near Bengre, Mangalore, India. The vessel lost control while crossing over a bar at the mouth of the Venkatapur River before going ashore. All the crew on board abandoned ship and swam safely to shore. The vessel sustained severe damage to its hull. Reports state the fishing vessel was heading back to port do to rough weather.
The 125 meter long, 10307 dwt tanker Chem Orion became disabled near Rotterdam, Netherlands. The Chem Orion had just departed Rotterdam when it suffered engine failure. The crew were unable to restart the engine and requested assistance. A tug arrived on scene and towed the vessel to Rozenburg. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The vessel was later repaired and resume it voyage a few days later.