The 75 meter long supply vessel Strilborg ran aground off Finnsnsesrenna, Norway. The Strilborg had made a navigation error and veered out of the fairway and ran aground. The vessel requested assistance with a Coastguard vessel and tug responding. Both vessels were able to refloat the Strilborg on the following high tide. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 59 foot long supply vessel Endeavour ran aground in St. Lucie Inlet off Sewall’s Point, Florida. The supply vessel was being used to bring aid to Haiti when it ran aground. The Endeavour later partially sank on the following high tide and released some of its 2000 gallons of diesel fuel on board. A light sheen was visible around the vessel. Authorities have contracted a salvage firm to raise the vessel and handle pollution cleanup. No reports of injuries to the five persons on board.
The 67 meter long, 3100 dwt supply vessel Skandi Stolmen caught fire off Macae, Brazil. The Skandi Stolmen was en route to nearby oil rigs when a fire broke out in the vessel’s engine room. The fire was brought under control and eventually extinguished. The 16 crew on board were later rescued by nearby vessels. No reports of injuries. Damage to the vessel was not reported. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.