The 30 meter long luxury yacht Bellissima struck rocks near Pender Harbour, British Columbia, Canada. The yacht had struck rocks near Daniel Point resulting in uncontrolled water ingress in the stern of the vessel. The crew sent out a distress call and entered Pender Harbour. Local Coast Guard vessels arrived on scene and attempted to dewater the yacht using two large pumps. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Authorities had booms placed around the vessel as a precaution. Reports state that flooding was brought under control and the situation was stabilized.
The 44 meter long fishing vessel Carmona ran aground in Concarneau, France. The Carmona was departing from the port when it became disabled after the fishing vessel suffered a technical fault and the Carmona drifted onto a sandbank. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. A tug was dispatched to the scene and refloated the Carmona a short time later. The fishing vessel returned to port to be inspected for damage.
The 102 meter long r0-ro passenger ferry Elena caught fire while berthed in Crimea, Ukraine. The ferry had begun to maneuver away from its berth in the port when the crew spotted a thick plume of smoke along the starboard lower deck. The crew quickly responded and were able to extinguish the blaze in a few minutes. No reports of injuries or pollution released. An investigation found there was a short-circuit in one of the compartments in the lower deck which resulted in the fire. Damage was limited and after an inspection by local authorities, the Elena was allowed to continue on its schedule route across the Kerch Strait.