On June 15, the 89 meter long, 3500 dwt tanker Cap Pinede allided with the breakwater at Marseille, France. The bunker tanker was entering the port when it suffered a steering failure. Unable to maneuver, the crew of the Cap Pinede tried to slow the vessel down by reversing engines to full astern. Their efforts could not stop the tanker from striking the breakwater. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Damage to the Cap Pinede was not released.