The 28 meter long fishing vessel Albamar ran aground at Piriápolis, Uruguay. The Albamar was heading out to sea when it became disabled and went adrift. The vessel drifted until it ran ashore. No further details reported.
On April 10, the 177 meter long, 12594 dwt vehicle carrier Grande Spagna became disabled on the Wester Scheldt off Terneuzen, Netherlands. The Grande Spagna was headed to Antwerp from Southampton when it suffered a power blackout after engine failure. Multiple tugs were dispatched and were able to bring the car carrier under control. The Grande Spagna dropped anchor until the engines could be restarted. The car carrier was able to proceed a few hours later and berthed at Antwerp. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.