On August 18, the 225 meter long, 74456 dwt bulk carrier Garima Prem ran aground off Lianyungang, China. The bulk carrier was en route from Port Hedland, Australia to Lanshan with 72555 tons of iron ore when it grounded. The Garima Prem was refloated on the following high tide and proceeded to a safe anchorage. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
On August 2, 2014, the 160 meter long ro-ro ferry C-K Star allided with a quay as it attempted to berth in Lianyungang, China. The ferry was entering the port from Pyeongtaek, South Korea with 104 passengers and 49 crew. As it approached the berth, the vessel suffered a power blackout. Unable to slow down, the C-K Star slam into the berth. The bow sustained severe damage with it by partially stoved-in. One crewman was injured. No reports of pollution released. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.
Reports state that a boxship collided with a freighter off the coast of Lianyungang, China. The boxship heading to Qingdao from Singapore struck the 97 meter long freighter which was heading to Tiajin from Fuzhou. After the collision, the freighter sank. Reports state there were 11 crew on the freighter with three being rescued by the boxship. The remaining eight crew are still listed as missing.
The name of the vessels have not been reported.