The 129 meter long, 9143 dwt container ship Bohai Star collided with the 18 ton fishing vessel Kaiho Maru 18 in the Korea Strait off Tsushima Island. The fishing vessel capsized and sank after the collision. The three crew on the Kaiho Maru 18 were rescued by a nearby fishing boat. The Bohai Star suffered some unspecified damage. No reports of injuries to the 15 crew on the Bohai Star.
The 50629 dwt boxship Zim Shekoul may have overran a fishing vessel in the Korea Strait near Busan, South Korea. The vessel was approaching Busan at night when it spotted the capsized fishing vessel. The master tried to contact the fishing vessel and turned back to do a search, but found no one in the water. The master did contact authorities that it might have struck another vessel. Report states 9 crewmen were missing and 1 injured from the fishing vessel. The Zim Shekoul had left Qingdao bound for Busan.