The 1163 dwt fishing vessel Glory Pacific No. 8 caught fire near the atoll of Tokelau, New Zealand. The fire started in the engine room quickly disabling the fishing vessel. The crew activated the ERIPB emergency beacon alerting authorities. New Zealand authorities directed another fishing vessel, Lomalo, to the scene. All 36 crew from the Glory Pacific No. 8 were safely evacuated. The crew was assisted by New Zealand and US Coast Guard efforts. Reports state the owners of the Glory Pacific No. 8 were making salvage arrangements.