The motor vessel Arita Bauxite sank near Cape Bolinao, Philippines. The vessel was en route to China from Indonesia when it suffered engine problems. The vessel began to roll as it drifted. The crew requested assistance, but before any help arrived, the Arita Bauxite rolled over and sank. Nine of the 24 crew on board were able to reach the 2 liferafts. The men were rescued by the 188 meter long bulk freighter Jin Cheng. One crewman perished when the vessel sank while the remaining 14 were listed as missing. Two of the crew rescued suffered injuries and were airlifted to a hospital at San Fernando. The Philippine Coast Guard launched search and rescue operations looking for any additional survivors.
The 25 meter long tender vessel Natalia Bekker allided with a platform in the wind farm off the German Bight. The tender had suffered damage to its bow, but was able to proceed to Borkum. No reports of injuries to the six crew on board. The Natalia Bekker proceeded to Emden where it was inspected. Reports state the vessel continued to a shipyard on the Weser.
The 110 meter long self-propelled tanker-barge Ireen allided on the Rhine near Vogelgrun, Germany. The Ireen was proceeding northbound from Birsfelden in ballast when it approached the lock. As it entered the lock, the crew lost control and the tanker rammed the lock gates and wall. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Both the Ireen and the lock sustained severe damage. The lock was reported to be inoperable and the second lock had been taken out of service. The next day workmen were able to bring the second lock into service to allow ship traffic to continue.