The 90 meter long, 700 dwt passenger ship Plancius became disabled in the South Atlantic near Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. The vessel had suffered engine failure with a fault in a control box. The Plancius went adrift for a several hours until the crew could make repairs. The engine were restarted and the vessel continued on its journey. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Plancius was returning to Ushuaia from Antarctica with 92 passengers on board.