The 67 meter long, 995 dwt tanker Caria suffered a fire while berthed at Zaandam, Netherlands. The fire broke out in the generator and the master of the vessel requested assistance. However, the Caria was berthed where local firemen could not reach from the shore. A fire fighting boat was called out and the fire was extinguished shortly after. No one was injured in the incident.
The 4923 dwt freighter Haci Emine Ana loaded with a cargo of wheat went aground in Venice near the mouth of the Malamocco Inlet. The Haci Emine Ana bow struck the site where the floodgate system is currently under construction. There was no damage to the freighter and initial reports state there was slight damage to the building site. A tug and Coast Guard vessel escorted the Haci Emine Ana to harbour. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. Authorities are conducting an investigation into the incident.