The 56 meter long, 770 dwt ro-ro passenger 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.