The 88 meter long, 4161 dwt cargo vessel Vita became disabled in the Celtic Sea near Ushant,, France. The Vita was en route to Puerto de Pasajes from Bremen with 3500 tons of steel when it suffered engine failure and power blackout. The crew requested assistance with the French authorities dispatching a rescue vessel to the scene. The 80 meter long rescue ship Abeille Bourbon arrived on scene and took the Vita under tow. The two vessels proceeded to Brest. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
On September 14, the 114 meter long, 3230 dwt cargo vessel Vita ran aground on the Svir River near Voznesenye, Russia. The Vita was en route to Priozersk from Petrozavodsk with a cargo of 2100 tons of logs. Initial attempts to refloat the vessel had failed with a tug and lighter dispatched to unload part of the cargo. No reports of injuries and no pollution released.
On August 14, 2014, the 114 meter long, 3230 dwt river cargo vessel Vita went aground on the White Sea-Baltic Sea Canal on Vyg Lake. The Vita was headed to Perguba on Lake Onega in ballast when it grounded. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Vita was able to refloat itself and proceeded to Segezh on Lake Onega for inspection.