On April 24, three vessels ran aground off the shore of Merak, West Java, Indonesia. The three vessels had been blown ashore by strong winds and waves reaching 4 meters. The vessel LCT Batiwakkal Berau and tanker Soechi Chemical Permai I Jakarta washed ashore off Peacock Beach Hotel beach. A third vessel ship ran aground around the beach Hotel Pelangi. A tug was unable to refloat the vessels. No reports of injuries.
On April 21, the 123 meter long, 3794 dwt tanker Palflot 5 ran aground on the Don River in the port of Azov, Russia. The Palflot 5 had departed from Volgograd with 2951 tons of vegetable oil when it ran aground after a navigational error. The tanker was able to refloat itself the same day. No reports of damage, injuries or pollution released.
The 333 meter long, 124479 dwt container ship Cap San Lorenzo ran aground in the North Sea near Vissingen, Netherlands. The boxship was en route to Le Havre from Antwerp when it ran hard aground on a sandbar. Initial attempts to refloat the Cap San Lorenzo failed due to fog and low tide. A second attempt with the aid of four tugs was successful later the same day. No reports of injuries to the 29 crew on board, damage or pollution released. The boxship proceeded to an anchorage off Ostend where divers conducted a survey before allowing the vessel to proceed on its voyage.