The 96 meter long, 2523 dwt fishing vessel Kwang Ja Ho went aground just off the coast of Antarctica. The fishing vessel was loaded with 817 tons of krill when it struck bottom some 450 meters off the shore. The Kwang Ja Ho suffered damage to its fresh water tank. No reports of injuries to the 90 crew on board. No reports of pollution released. The Chilean Navy has dispatched a rescue mission to help rescue the crew and salvage the fishing vessel.
- Chile aids stranded Korean ship in Antarctica (nzherald.co.nz)