An Opal-class yacht of the ZHP Naval Training Center in Gdynia, sunk in a collision with an LNG carrier MV Lady Elena near the north-western shore of Denmark, with a loss of seven crew and one survivor.
The Newport-classtank landing ship ran aground on the coast of Chile in Caleta Cifuncho Bay. She was salvaged but deemed to have been damaged beyond economical repair and was later sunk as a target ship.
List of shipwrecks: 26 September 2000
The RORO passenger ferry hits rocks off the island of Paros and subsequently sank, sending 91 people (out of the 534 onboard) to their deaths.
The decommissioned Leander-classfrigate was sunk off Tutukaka, New Zealand, to form an artificial reef.
List of shipwrecks: 23 December 2000
The MV Janra collided with an iron lighthouse about 20 miles off the Aland Islands, Finland. Recovery was by parbucking.
List of shipwrecks: 25 December 2000
The cargo ship ran aground at Rebbenesøya, Norway. All 26 crew were rescued. The grounded ship broke in two on 2 January 2001, with the bow section sinking and the stern remaining aground. The bow section was raised in April 2001 and was towed away for scrapping, while the stern broke apart and sank.