The 145 meter long, 7341 dwt ro-ro cargo vessel Volcán de Teneguía became disabled off Gran Canaria, Canary Islands. The vessel was en route to Santa Cruz from Cádiz when it suffered a fire in the engine room. The crew was able to contain the fire quickly, but the fire had damaged the main engine. Without power the Volcán de Teneguía went adrift. Authorities dispatched response vessels to the scene. The pollution control vessel Miguel de Cervantes arrived on scene and took the cargo vessel under tow. The vessels proceeded to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria where it arrived the following day. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 180 meter long, 40481 dwt bulk carrier La Richardais became disabled in the North Atlantic Ocean near the Canary Islands. The La Richardais was 1 mile away from the port of Las Palmas when it suffered engine failure. The bulker requested assistance with the search and rescue vessel Miguel de Cervantes responding. The SAR vessel took the La Richardais under tow to a nearby anchorage. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 158 meter long, 14230 dwt container ship Beatriz B became disabled off Santa Cruz de La Palma, Canaries Islands. The Beatriz B had suffered engine failure and went adrift. A tug was dispatched to the scene and took the Beatriz B under tow. A short time later the crew was able to make repairs and restored power. The Beatriz B proceeded to the port of Santa Cruz de La Palma under tug escort. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.