The 78 meter long tanker Ondina collided with the 58 meter long, 2615 dwt freighter Alaa 1 near Istanbul, Turkey. The Alaa 1 was at anchor when the Ondina struck. The Alaa 1 suffered some minor damage. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The Ondina was en route from Constanta to Sete. No further details reported.
The 63 foot long research vessel Arluk sank while berthed at Kodiak, Alaska. The vessel was discovered submerged at the dock. The cause of the sinking was unknown. No reports of injuries as no one was on board at the time. Authorities state there was a small amount of diesel fuel was released into the harbor. A boom was placed around the vessel until it can be raised.