The 177 meter long, 23574 dwt container ship Gladys went aground in the Bay of Bengal off Cheduba Island, Myanmar. The Gladys hull was breached suffering water ingress. The engine room was flooded leaving the Gladys without power. The crew abandoned ship except for three men who stayed on board waiting for a salvage tug to arrive from Singapore. The vessel is to be towed to be refloated and taken to Chittagong.