On July 24, the 100 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Bjørnsund allided with a quay in Tømmervåg, Norway. The Bjørnsund was arriving in Tømmervåg from Seivika when it suffered a malfunction as it attempted to berth. The ferry’s bow struck the quay damaging equipment that raises the ramp. The Bjørnsund sustained damage to its bow. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The Bjørnsund was taken out of service and proceeded to Kristiansund for repairs.
The 43.6 meter long fishing vessel Xin Yi Yi capsized and partially sank off Penang Island, Malaysia. The Xin Yi Yi had struck the wreckage of a previous shipwreck damaging the hull and allowing water ingress. The five crew on the Xin Yi Yi were rescued by authorities. No reports of injuries. Authorities are monitoring the site for any signs of pollution released.