The 354 gt ro-ro ferry Super Shuttle Ferry 10 went aground off Cebu, Philippines. The ferry was about to depart for Leyte when the vessel grounded. No reports of injuries to any of the 63 passengers or 18 crew. The Super Shuttle Ferry 10 suffered no damage and no pollution was released. The Philippine Coast Guard is investigating the incident.
The 4,200 dwt unfinished vessel Arctic Dawn struck the Schellingwouder Bridge on the IJmeer near Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Arctic Dawn was being pushed by the the 15 meter long tug Waterlelie when the top of the vessel struck the the bridge. The bridge was shifted about one centimeter causing it not to close. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Traffic was diverted until the bridge could be lowered. Reports state the bridge will require further repairs. The Arctic Dawn was reported as not yet completed and was still under construction.
The 182 meter long, 37056 dwt bulk freighter Cielo di San Francisco went aground on a sandbank off Bray Head, Wicklow, Ireland. The Cielo di San Francisco was en route to Dublin from Cork with a cargo of animal feed when it ran aground. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. Attempt to refloat the vessel on the following hide tide. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.
- Cargo ship runs aground off coast of Dublin (irishtimes.com)