The 42 foot long fishing vessel Marley Gabriella sank at its mooring in Stonington, Maine. The vessel was unmanned when it sank in 70 feet of water. A small sheen was spotted as fuel leaked through the vents. The owner of the Marley Gabriella has contracted divers to close the vents and refloat the vessel. The Coast Guard was notified and will monitor the recovery of the fishing vessel and any potential pollution released. Later reports stated the vessel was refloated and dewatered the following day before it was towed to a drydock at Stonington.
The 110 meter long cargo vessel Fortune Life sank in the South China Sea off Vigan City, Philippines. The Fortune Life was headed to Kuching, Malaysia from Taiwan in heavy seas when it suffered water ingress in the engine room. Unable to control the flooding, the crew evacuated the engine room. The Fortune Life lost power and went adrift. The crew requested assistance and the Philippine Coast Guard dispatched two vessels to the scene while three nearby cargo vessels aided in the search and rescue efforts. Reports state the tanker Ashley rescued six crew of the Fortune Life while two other crewmen were also rescued. There were still 11 crew members who were still reported missing. Survivors state the Fortune Life had capsized and sank a short time after the vessel lost power.
The 70 meter long self-propelled barge Obelix collided with the 110 meter long self-propelled barge Cymba on the Danube River near Niederalteich, Germany. The Cymba was attempting to overtake the the Obelix when the vessels collided. The Obelix lost steering and ended up perpendicular with its bow aground on the opposite bank. The Cymba also sustained some bow damage. Neither vessel had any water ingress. The two barges proceeded to Deggendorf for inspection. The Cymba was en route from Krems with 1000 tons of sugar beets while the Obelix was headed to Bamberg from Linz with 600 tons of fertilizer.