The 795 gt ro-ro passenger ferry Jack Daniel ran aground near Barangay Rawis, Albay, Philippines. The Jack Daniel departed from Pantao, Libon when it ran aground some 1.2 kilometers off the shoreline. Reports state the crew had made a navigation error resulting in driving the ferry up onto a coral reef. A dive team was dispatched to inspect the Jack Daniel for damage. No signs of pollution has been spotted. Authorities have stated the Jack Daniel will most likely be pulled free on the next high tide. No reports of injuries to the 24 crew on board.
The fishing vessel Jay Patricia ran aground just of the beach near the mouth of the Waipaoa River, New Zealand. The long-liner was returning to Gisborne after a fishing trip when it became stuck on a sandbar. Reports state the Jay Patricia will be pulled free on the next high tide by a harbour tug. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.