The 69 meter long, 1598 dwt freighter Yuan Heng was blown aground off Pamarawan, Philippines. The freighter had been anchored when the waves from the typhoon Labuyo cause its anchor to drag. No crew was on board at the time. The Yuan Heng had been anchored Lucanin for over four years when it abandoned by the owner after failing to pay harbor fees. The freighter had its engine removed and was vessel was covered in rust. No reports of pollution.
The 225 meter long, 75474 dwt freighter Great Mind went aground in Manila Bay near Masinloc, Philippines. The freighter requested assistance and three tugs were dispatched to help refloat the vessel. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. The vessel was en route to Masinloc Power Plant from Port Klang with a cargo of coal.
The 1612 gt ro-ro cargo freighter Bayang allided with the barge Asian Roger in Manila Bay near Tondo, Philippines. The Bayang’s anchor had dragged in the rough seas caused by Typhoon Gener. The ro-ro was pushed by the waves until it struck into the anchored barge. The Bayang’s hull suffered a two foot hole allowing water ingress. The Bayang quickly flooded and partially sank with the hull resting on the bottom. No details to whether the Asian Roger suffered any damages in the collision. No reports of injuries from either vessel. The Philippine Coast Guard requested the owner of the Bayang to place a boom around the vessel to contain any possible pollution released.