The 60 meter long fishing vessel Kapitan Naumov ran aground near Tønsnes, Norway. The Kapitan Naumov was bound for Eemshaven when it ran up onto a reef. Authorities were notified that vessel was aground and dispatched a police patrol boat to the scene. The police found the master of the Kapitan Naumov was under the influence of alcohol and was detained. The Kapitan Naumov was later refloated and proceeded under its own power to Breivika. No reports of damage or pollution released.
The 163 meter long, 2352 dwt passenger Ocean Dream capsized and sank off Laem Chanang, Sri Racha, Thailand. The Ocean Dream was at anchor when fishermen spotted the passenger ship listing to port. The Ocean Dream had been at anchor for over a year without crew or maintenance and was considered to be abandoned. Authorities attempted to coordinate efforts with the owners to stabilize the Ocean Breeze, but the vessel capsized and sank before the plan could be implemented. The passenger ship now rests on its port side partially sunk. No reports of injuries. Authorities have dispatched a response team to determine if any pollution has been released. Later reports state some oil pollution was spotted near the wreck. Local authorities have stated they will consider wreck removal by a salvage company after further investigation.
The 289 meter long, 170,082 dwt bulk carrier New Katerina ran aground in the Suez Canal, Egypt. The New Katerina was proceeding to Qingdao, China from Ukraine with a cargo of iron ore when it struck a canal embankment. The bulk carrier suffered hull damage with a 12 meter long breach in the bow. The vessel suffered uncontrolled water ingress in the fore compartments causing the vessel to settle by the bow. No reports of injuries, but some oil pollution was released. Authorities placed a boom around the New Katerina to contain any further pollution released. Reports state the repairs were underway and some lightering may be required before the New Katerina can be refloated.