The 124 meter long cement carrier Sunnanvik ran aground near Holmsund off Lillbådans Lighthouse, Sweden. The Sunnanvik was headed to Umea from Slite when it ran hard aground with 2500 tons of cement on board. The hull sustained damage with one ballast tank holed and suffered some water ingress. No reports of injuries to the 17 crew on board or pollution released. Authorities launched a Coastguard vessel to monitor the situation. Reports state multiple tugs were requested to aid in refloating the Sunnanvik.
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.