The 225 meter long, 76598 dwt bulk carrier Pireas allided with the 84 meter long, 2246 dwt support vessel Polaris in the Straits of Johor off Tuas, Singapore. The Pireas was headed for Tanjung Pelepas from Newcastle when it struck the moored Polaris. The port hull of the Pireas scraped along the foreship of the Polaris. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The Pireas was detained while authorities conduct an investigation into the incident.
The 27 meter long, 275 dwt fishing vessel Polaris ran aground in Kola Bay in the Barents Sea near Murmansk, Russia. The Polaris had suffered a power black out and was unable to free itself. The trawler requested assistance with a naval tug responding. The tug was able to pull the Polaris free and proceeded to tow the fishing vessel back to Murmansk. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 88 meter long, 2904 dwt freighter Polaris collided with the oil barge on the Volga-Baltic Seaway on the Kovzha River, Russia. The Polaris was maneuvering pass the anchored barge Hanka when freighter struck the bow of the Hanka. The barge suffered a small hole above the waterline while the Polaris was undamaged. The Polaris proceeded to a nearby anchorage while authorities investigate into the incident. No reports of injuries and no pollution was released. The Hanka was loaded with 4130 tons of gasoline at the time. The Polaris was en route from St. Petersburg to Astrakhan.