On September 6, the 21 meter long fishing vessel Antaeus caught fire while in the port of Douarnenez, France. The fire started in the galley of the trawler injuring one of the crew. The local fire brigade was alerted and was able to extinguish the blaze an hour later. The crewman was taken to hospital for treatment. Local authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.
The 138 meter long, 5150 dwt cargo vessel Volgo Don 133 suffered damage on the Don River near Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The Volgo Don 133 was en route to Busan from Kavkaz in ballast when the vessel lost its port side propeller and part of the shaft. The vessel dropped anchor and traffic was halted so that divers could recover the propeller and shaft. No reports of injuries or pollution released.