The 79 meter long, 2421 dwt freighter Guler went aground off the Island of Corfu, Greece. The Guler was headed to Marghera, Italy from Thessaloniki with a cargo of ore when it grounded. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The Guler suffered some hull damage and had water ingress. The freighter was able to refloat itself by its own means and proceeded to anchor off Corfu awaiting inspection.
The freighter Jung Soon sank in the South China Sea off the coast of Borneo near Tanjung Manis, Malaysia. The vessel was en route to Kuching from Sibu with its cargo of timber when it’s hull suffered water ingress and sank. One crew man was missing, but eleven others were able to swim to safety. Local authorities launched a search and rescue mission for the missing crewman. The incident is under investigation.