The 72 meter long, 1680 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Lite Ferry 8 ran aground in Cebu City, Philippines. The ferry was headed for Cagayan de Oro City with 41 passengers when it stranded during low tide. The Philippine Coast Guard was alerted and the voyage was cancelled. The 41 passengers were safely transferred back ashore by two tugboats. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Lite Ferry 8 was refloated on the following high tide and returned to the pier to be inspected for damage.