The 59 meter long supply vessel Ocean Spirit 1 ran aground near Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands. The Ocean Spirit 1 had run aground on the rocks just outside the entrance to the East Gregory Channel. Authorities dispatched inspectors to the scene to examine the vessel for damage. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Reports state the Coast Guard was coordinating efforts with the vessel’s owner to salvage the Ocean Spirit 1.
The 19 meter long supply vessel Kitty Petra caught fire while off Rhyl, Wales. The fire started in the vessel’s engine room damaging one of the vessel’s engines. The Kitty Petra requested assistance with the RNLI lifeboats from Rhyl and Llandudno responding. The crew of the Kitty Petra were able to contain the blaze and were escorted back to Mostyn by the the lifeboats. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 120 foot long offshore supply ship Miss Lynda ran aground off the west Cameron Jetties in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The vessel with 7 persons on board and a cargo of construction materials. The supply ship struck the rocks and sustained hull damage at the bow above the water line. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
Four passengers were evacuated off the vessel while three crew remained on board while salvage is being determined. Reports state the Coast Guard is coordinating efforts and have launched an investigation into the incident.