The 62 meter long, 669 dwt fishing vessel Okhotnik caught fire while docked at Vladivostok, Russia. The five crew on boarde were able to escape the flames. The local fire brigade responded as the flames engulfed the cargo hold. The hold loaded with packaging materials made the fire difficult to extinguished. After several hours, the fire fighters were able to bring the fire under control. One crew man suffered injuries from smoke inhalation and was taken to hospital for treatment. The source of the fire was not reported.
The 62 meter long, 866 dwt freighter Wealthy Grace went aground in Amurskiy Bay, Japan Sea. The small freighter had departed from Vladivostok, Russia with 625 tons of cargo bound for Masan, South Korea when it ran aground into shallow waters. No reports of injuries, water ingress and no pollution was released. The Wealthy Grace did suffer a small list to starboard. Refloating attempts will be made when weather permits. Reports state the watch officer had fallen asleep causing the accident.
The 37 meter long, 323 gt tugboat HYUNDAI HT 112 became disabled in heavy ice near Vladivostok, Russia. The tug had lost propullion after its main engine had failed and requested to be towed into port. A vessel was dispatched and towed the tug to its berth. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released.