The 21 meter long fishing vessel Atlantic Charger sank in the North Atlantic off Resolution Island, Nunavut, Canada. The trawler was fishing turbot when the found the vessel had suffered a leak. The water ingress could not be controlled by the vessel pumps. The crew requested assistance. Authorities dispatched an aircraft and after a few hours flying, the aircraft found the Atlantic Charger sinking by the stern. The nine crew on the Atlantic Charger had donned survival suits and abandoned ship into the vessel’s life raft. The crew spent 10 hours in the raft until they were safely rescued by the fishing vessel Katsheshuk from Greenland. No reports of injuries. The cause of the sinking was not reported.
The 120 meter long, 8950 dwt cargo vessel Ofmar ran aground on the Kiel Canal near Brunsbuettel, Germany. The Ofmar was en route to Morocco from Estonia when it ran onto the embankment. A tug was dispatched and was able to refloat the Ofmar the following day. The Ofmar proceeded to Brunsbuettel to be surveyed. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 10 meter long fishing vessel Renzo – SCH3 became disabled off Scheveningen, Netherlands. The Renzo had its propeller fouled by a net and went adrift. The vessel drifted towards shore and ran up on the breakwater resulting in hull damage. The fishing vessel sustained water ingress in the engine room. The two crew requested assistance with the KNRM lifeboat from Scheveningen responding. The 2 crew were able to safely abandon ship, but the fishing vessel beached along the shoreline. A crane was dispatched later the same day and lifted the fishing vessel off the beach. No reports of injuries.