On August 4, the 2649 dwt fishing vessel Guamblin sank in the Bay of Coquimbo off Coquimbo, Chile. The Guamblin had been anchored in the bay since 2014 in unseaworthy condition when oil sheen was spotted around the vessel. Authorities deployed booms to contain the pollution. An inspection found the Guamblin suffering water ingress and in danger of sinking. Authorities determined the best action was to tow the derlict trawler out to sea, but the Guamblin capsized and sank while under tow. No reports of injuries.
On August 6, the 193 meter long, 6148 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Nissos Rodos allided with the 199 meter long, 5000 dwt passenger cruise ship Seabourn Odyssey in Mykonos, Greece. The Nissos Rodos had arrived from Ermoupolis and was doing a maneuver in the port when it struck the berthed Seabourn Odyssey. Authorities inspected both vessels and found both had just slight damage. Both vessels were allowed them to continue on their voyage. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.