The 20 meter long tug Aquarius sank in the English Channel between Nord de l’Aber Wrac’h, Britanny and Cornwall, England.   The crew sent out a distress call with both English and French Coast Guards responding.  A helicopter was dispatched which able to rescue two crew from a liferaft.   A third crewman was reported as missing.  The Aquarius was en route to Plymouth from La Coruna, Spain.

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Cedit 4

The 69 meter long, 1753 dwt freighter Cedit 4 became disabled in the Black Sea near Sevastopol, Ukraine.  The vessel was en route to Samsun, Turkey from Kherson, Ukraine.  No further details reported.

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