The 111 meter long, 6090 dwt freigher Cathma became disabled in the Gulf of Bothnia near Holmsund, Sweden. The Cathma had suffered engine failure and requested assistance. A tug took the freighter under tow and proceeded to Holmsund. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released. The Cathma was en route to Kaskinen from Kiel.
The 151 meter long, 13200 dwt container ship Phoenix J ran aground in the Gulf of Bothnia near Rauma, Finland. The Phoenix J suffered hull damage with water ingress into ballast tanks and cargo holds. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. Divers was only able to inspect part of the hull as the vessel remains firmly aground on the rocky bottom. The MRCC has a vessel standing by in case the crew need to evacuate the vessel. Salvagers plan to pump out water before attempting to refloat the vessel The boxship had left Rauma loaded with containers bound for Gävle, Sweden before going aground in 5 meters of water.