The 91 meter long, 4500 dwt freighter Zelek Star went aground on the Dnieper River off Karantinniy Island, Ukraine. The vessel had departed from Kherson bound for Constanta with 4452 tons of ammonium sulphate in its hold. As the Zelek Star headed out to the Black Sea when it grounded in the estuary off the island. The crew requested assistance and a tug was dispatched to help refloat the freighter. No reports of injuries to the 13 crew on board, damage or pollution released.
The 114 meter long, 3135 dwt freighter Skylark ran aground on the Dnieper River near Kherson, Ukraine. The freighter had departed from Kherson headed to Dnipropetrovsk with 3000 tons of gypsum when it ran aground. The Skylark suffered some water ingress into the engine room. The vessel requested assistance and tugs were able to refloated later the same day. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.
The 114 meter long, 3134 dwt freighter Credo caught fire while berthed on the Dnieper River at Kherson, Ukraine. The fire started in the living quarters and quickly spread to other compartments. Local firefighters and a fire boat were called to the scene and a few hours later the fire was extinguished. All the crew were able to escape with only one crewman suffering light burns to his hands. The cause of the fire was not reported.