On July 9, the 50 meter long offshore supply vessel Brompton Sun caught fire in Sea of Okhotsk off Sakhalin Island, Russia. The Brompton Sun was en route to an oil rig with 42 passengers when the fire started in the engine room. The crew was able to extinguish the blaze, but the supply vessel had sustained damage. The offshore supply vessel Katun arrived on scene and the passengers were safely transferred off the Brompston Sun. No report of injuries. The Brompton Sun returned back to port under its own power.
The 124 meter long, 5862 dwt tanker Nadezhda ran aground off the shore Sakhalin Island, Russia. The tanker was en route to Korsakov from Vanino with 400 tons of diesel fuel when it was caught in a severe storm. The tanker was blown ashore on to the rocks. The hull was damaged allowing water ingress into the engine room. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Reports state a tug was dispatched to assist in salvaging the Nadezhda.