On July 15, the 200 meter long, 36286 dwt bulk carrier Idee Fixe ran aground off Douala, Cameroon. The Idee Fixe, loaded with grain from Canada, was en route to Douala and Owendo when it ran hard aground at an anchorage off Douala. No reports of injuries. The bulk carrier was unable to refloat itself and requested assistance. Reports state the vessel signed a Lloyds Open Form with Smit for assistance with refloating.