The 29 meter long, 150 gt fishing vessel Ann Marie ran aground near Berrhead England. The Ann Marie had suffered steering failure and ran up onto the rocks. The RNLI lifeboat from Torbay was dispatched to the scene and help pull the Ann Marie free on the rising tide. No reports of injuries. Reports state the trawler was able to safely berth in Brixham.
The 28 meter long fishing vessel Albamar ran aground at Piriápolis, Uruguay. The Albamar was heading out to sea when it became disabled and went adrift. The vessel drifted until it ran ashore. No further details reported.
On April 4, the 156 meter long, 4963 dwt passenger cargo vessel Nicobar ran aground on the Hooghly River near Kolkata, India. The Nicobar was departing Kolkata when ran aground blocking the channel. The passenger vessel was able to free itself and returned to Kolkata where it was inspected for damage. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.