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 60 meter long, 1647 dwt support ship Penrith sank near Mawgyi, Burma. The vessel was supporting an offshore oil and gas project when it slammed into a massive rock whilst moving around 10 knots. The collision ripped a gash in the hull allowing massive water ingress. All 42 crew on board the Penrith were able to abandon ship before the vessel sank. The crew were all safely rescued by two nearby boats. Two crewmen suffered minor injuries. No further details reported.