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.