Nine commercial fisherman are killed and three others are missing after two fishing trawlers collide near Pisco in central Peru.
The Russian-flagged fishing trawler "Onega" capsizes near the Novaya Zemlya archipelago in the Barents Sea. 17 fishermen are missing and presumed dead, while two have been rescued. Search and rescue operations in the area have been suspended due to strong winds and low temperatures.
An Australian Transport Safety Bureau investigation into the collision between container ship MV "Beijing Bridge" and trawler FV "Saxon Onward" concludes both vessels saw each other in the lead-up to the collision but neither took appropriate avoiding action in time, with evasive manoeuvres by the cargo ship increasing the collision risk.