The 41 meter long fishing vessel Cap Horizon became disabled off Cabo de Gata, Spain. The Cap Horizon was headed for Concarneau when it suffered engine failure and went adrift. Spanish authorities were alerted and dispatched a vessel to the scene. Before rescuers arrived, the crew of the Cap Horizon were able to restart the engine. Authorities arrived and escorted the Cap Horizon to Almeria where it docked. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
On April 25, the 62 meter long, 1563 dwt cargo vessel Lago Icalma allided with the barge Rano Aroi II in Hanga Roa Bay, Easter Island. The Lago Icalma was at anchor when the barge Rano Aroi II arrived on scene to begin lightering operations. The barge struck the against the Lago Icalma breaching the hull and rupturing a fuel tank. Diesel fuel was released into the water. Local authorities arrived on scene and placed booms around the hull, but some pollution washed ashore. Reports state absorbent materials were used to collect most of the diesel fuel from the shoreline. The crew of the Lago Icalma transferred fuel from the damaged tank and was able to seal the breach. No reports of injuries.
On April 24, the 106 meter long cargo vessel Shen Song 618 sank on the Yangtze River. The cargo vessel sank quickly on an even keel with the wheelhouse remaining above water. Three crew were caught below decks and drown. Three others were able to make it to the roof the upper bridge and were later lifted to safety when a helicopter arrived on scene. No further details reported.