The 24 meter long fishing vessel Hercules Zk-65 went ashore at Schiermonikoog, Netherlands. The Hercules Zk-65 had suffered steering failure with its rudder and drifted ashore. A rescue vessel arrived on scene along with a salvage company, but their first attempt to refloat the fishing vessel failed. Another attempt was made on the next high tide the following day. They were successful and the Hercules Zk-65 was escorted to Lauwersoog where it was inspected for damage. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 56 meter long, 770 dwt ro-ropassenger ship Georich became disabled in Dapitan Bay, Philippines. The Georich was en route to Cebu from Dumaguete when it suffered engine failure. The vessel contacted authorities who dispatched a rescue vessel along with the passenger ship Tresha Krestin to the scene. There the Philippine Coast Guard personnel safely transferred the 143 passengers to the Tresha Krestin. They disembarked at Cebu later the same day. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.