On September 28. the 63 meter long, 1202 dwt cargo vessel Sabuk Nusantara 39 washed ashore at Palu, Sulawesi, Indonesia. The Sabuk Nusantara 39 had been moored at the dock when the vessel was struck by an 6 meter tsunami wave. All the mooring lines holding the Sabuk Nusantara 39 snapped and the wave pushed the cargo vessel inland. The Sabuk Nusantara 39 was carried over the road and crashed into building supporting the port. Reports state several buildings were damaged and the Sabuk Nusantara 39 had sustained some hull damage. No details if there was any injuries or pollution released due to the earthquake and tsunami damage.
The 67 meter long self-propelled barge Tsunami sprung a leak while berthed on the Mittelland Canal near Mehrum, Germany. Loaded with 600 tons of grain, the Tsunami developed water ingress in the engine room from a broken pipe. The crew contacted the local fire brigade who arrived on scene finding the engine room with a several feet of an oil-water mixture. Ice in the canal prevented booms being placed around the barge and a company was called to pump the pollution off the Tsunami. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 175,775 dwt freighter Chinasteel Integrity went aground after hit by the tsunami wave while achored off the port of Kashima, Ibaraki, Japan. The Chinasteel Integrity was loaded with a cargo of iron ore. All 25 crewmen on board the vessel were reported safe.