The 76 meter long cargo vessel Suledrott ran aground off Telemark, Norway. The Suledrott was headed to Kragerø from Tønsberg in ballast to pick up a cargo of stone when it suffered a power blackout. The cargo vessel drifted onto the rocks. With some assistance, the Suledrott was refloated a short time later. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. Divers were requested to conduct an underwater survey.
The 186 meter long, 26735 dwt bulk carrier Mandarin became disabled on the St. Lawrence River near Massena, New York. The Mandarin was proceeding upstream from Montreal bound for Toronto when it suffered engine failure. The crew was able to maintain control of the vessel, but the vessel had to berth at the Eisenhower Lock to make repairs. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 152 meter long, 10600 dwt container ship Heinrich Schepers ran aground on the Kiel Canal near the bridge at Grünental, Germany. While en route to Kotka from Hamburg, the boxship suffered engine damage. The crew attempted an emergency anchorage, but the vessel ran up on the northern embankment and became stuck. No reports of injuries. Traffic on the Kiel Canal around the Heinrich Schepers was halted as the boxship blocked the fairway.