On January 23, the 225 meter long, 76015 dwt panamax bulk carrier Fu May ran aground while approaching the port of Santos, São Paulo, Brasil. The Fu May was en route from São Francisco do Sul to Porto de Cigading with 66,000 tons of corn when the vessel veered out of the fairway and grounded in shallow water. No injuries to the 23 crew on board or pollution released. The Fu May was refloated on the high tide with the aid of three tugs later the same day. The bulker proceeded to anchorage off Santos where it could be inspected for damage.