The 54 meter long cargo vessel Shen Zhou 33 capsized and sank in the Taiwan Strait off Chongwu, China. The cargo vessel was headed to Quanzhou from Shantou when it suffered a cargo shift. The Shen Zhou 33 developed a heavy list to port with water ingress. The crew quickly abandoned ship into a life raft as the cargo vessel partially sank. All 6 crew on board escaped and there were no injuries. Authorities arrived on scene and safely took the crew to shore. Reports state the wreck is still being monitored for pollution by authorities.
The 101 foot long, 192 gt tug Ocean Eagle and its barge under tow ran aground in the Seymour Narrows near Campbell River, Vancouver Island, Canada. The pair had touched bottom while en route to Alaska with the barge loaded with general cargo. Reports state both vessels were later refloated. They proceeded to Menzies Bay where they will be inspected for damage. No reports of injuries to the five people on board and no pollution was released.