The 225 meter long, 76807 dwt bulk carrier Nenita ran aground on the Columbia River near Skamokawa, Washington. The Nenita had departed from Kalama fully laden with a cargo of grain when it suffered a power blackout and ran aground. The Nenita suffered damage in the forepeak resulting in water ingress. The crew was later able to bring the flooding under control and refloat the vessel. No reports of injuries. The Nenita was inspected and the bulk carrier proceeded to Kalama. The Coast Guard conducted an overflight and found no pollution had been released.
The 134 meter long, 6715 dwt reefer Frio Petropavlovsk struck a pier at IJmuiden, Netherlands. The reefer was approaching when it suffered engine failure and struck the pier. No reports of injuries. Two tugs were dispatched and help pull the reefer away from the pier. Reports state the vessel remains moored and being monitored for damage and pollution.
The 98 meter long cargo vessel Xin Hong Xiang 59 struck a bridge over the Haihe River near Tianjin, China. The Xin Hong Xiang 59 failed to wait for the swing bridge to fully raise when it struck with its superstructure. The vessel had part of the bridge damaged while its mast was destroyed. Reports state the bridge sustained minor damage that was quickly repaired. No reports of injuries or pollution released.