On October 1, the 150 meter long cargo vessel Jin Yi 28 became disabled in the Yellow Sea off Shidao, China. The Jin Yi 28 had suffered engine failure and went adrift. The crew was unable to restart the engine and the vessel dropped anchor. Authorities dispatched the rescue vessel Bei Hai Jiu 113 to the scene. The Bei Hai Jiu 113 took the Jin Yi 28 under tow. Both vessels proceeded to the Shidao. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
On May 3, the 158 meter long, 47290 dwt bulk carrier Hongwei 618 became disabled off Shidao, China. The bulk carrier had suffered engine failure and went adrift. The vessel contacted the authorities who dispatched the Bei Hai Jiu 118 to the scene. The Bei Hai Jiu 118 was attached a towline to the Hongwei 618 and proceeded to an anchorage off Shidao. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.