On January 10, the 30 foot long fishing vessel Day Island ran ashore off Ventura City, California. The fishing vessel had washed onto the beach with three crew on board. The crew were safely rescued by local firefighters. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. A few days later, Authorities hired a salvage team to remove the diesel fuel on board the Day Island along with any cargo on board. The owner of the Day Island later released rights to the vessel to state authorities. Reports state the vessel was to be refloated initially, but now will be dismantled on the beach.
On January 10, the 101 meter long, 5580 dwt container ship Samskip Hoffell was disabled off the Faroe Islands. The container ship had suffered engine failure and went adrift. The crew were unable to restart the engine and requested assistance. The Icelandic Coast Guard vessel Þór was dispatched to the scene and was able to attached a towline to the Samskip Hoffell. The vessels proceeded to Reykjavik. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.