On May 20, the 78 meter long, 2408 dwt tanker Moresby 9 allided with a bridge over the Trang River near Phuket, Thailand. The Moresby 9 was en route to a repair yard when it suffered engine failure and lost power. Strong currents and wind pushed the disabled tanker into the bridge causing severe damage to the bridge. Some 10 meters of concrete on the bridge was crushed and closed the bridge to all traffic. No reports of injuries or pollution released.