On July 26, the fishing vessel Virginia J sank in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Half Moon Bay, California. The Virginia J suffered water ingress and a distress call was sent out. The Coast Guard dispatched a helicopter and the 47 foot long response vessel to the scene. The Coast Guard also alerted other fishing vessels to assist in the rescue effort. The fishing vessel Redeemer responded and rescued the two crewmen off the Virigina J. No reports of injuries. The Virginia J later sank a few miles offshore. The Coast Guard has launched an investigation into the incident.
On July 25, the 110 meter long river cruise ship Amadeus Classic allided with a bridge over the Van Starkenborgh Canal in Aduard, Netherlands. The Amadeus Classic was attempting to pass under the bridge when its rails on the top deck struck the underside of the bridge. The bridge sustained minimal damage, but the rails on the cruise ship were twisted and crushed. No reports of injures or pollution released. Reports state the water level in the canal was 20 centimeters higher than normal levels, but within normal operating conditions.