The "Heina" suffered a crack in the port side hull, while approaching the Juan De Fuca Strait, British Columbia, in position 48 13.1 N, 125 25.8 W, on Feb 17, 2019, at 8.10 p.m. The vessel esd holding off shore until an assessment was done by a classification society, a repair plan developed and a suitable tug was available to escort the vessel into the Juan De Fuca Strait. On Feb 21 at 2.30 p.m. the ship moored off Vancouver in pos. 49° 18.39' N 123° 12.01' W.
On Feb 21 the recovery of the located cargo of the lost 342 containers of the "MSC Zoe" in the German territory of the Northsea has commenced. The "Atlantic Tonjer" and a survey ship of the Seazip located several parts of debris in the outer Ems. 45 possible locations of containers and 345 of cargo remains have been pinpointed. ROVs will have to identify the suspected cargo remains prior to recovery work. 14 percent of the lost cargo were presumed to be in German waters, the remainder in Dutch waters were actually about 1.000 tons have been recovered. The work was expected to take months.
The "Sideris GS" became disabled when the main engine overheated because the sea water system was blocked by ice in the Honguedo Strait, south of Anticosti Island, Quebec, in position 49 08 514N, 063 53 263W, on Feb 18, 2019. The crew carried out repairs while the vessel was drifting and the vessel resumed its voyage to Pointe Noire where it arrived on Feb 20.
En route from Belfast to Skogn the "Lysbris Seaways" suffered problems with it main engine nine miles SW of the Isle of Canna in position 57 03 N, 006 56.5 W on Feb 20, 2019 at 11.40 a.m. The incident occurred when the vessel was transiting to an anchorage North of Isle of Canna after the vessel had entered the Minch at Reporting Point D at 11.15 a.m. Safety checks was done every 30 minutes once the vessel had anchored. The engines were restarted at noon. The crew requested to anchor north of the Isle of Canna to perform further engine investigations. The vessel moored at 1.4 nautical miles North of Canna, at 3.20 p.m. before proceeding further to Skogn.
The "Octbreeze Island", while berthing in Vancouver, B.C., suffered a total electrical blackout in position 49 18.494 N, 123 06.524 W, on Feb 18, 2019, at 08.10 a.m. The cause of the power failure is unclear at this time but electrical power was restored approximately five minutes later. The ship then safely berthed at the Fibreco Export Inc.