The 180 meter long, 33717 dwt bulk freighter Eleni collided with the 162 meter long, 18181 dwt container ship Heung-A Dragon off Vung Tao, Vietnam. The Eleni sliced into the port side of the Heung-A Dragon which quickly flooded, listed over and sank. The 19 crew on the boxship were later rescued and taken to Vung Tau. Reports state that 16 containers were recovered when they were lost overboard. The Eleni was detained by authorities while an investigation continues into the incident. No reports of injuries.
- Two foreign ships collide off coast of Vung Tau coast (vietnamnews.vn)