The 78 meter long ferry Midsland was reported aground on a sandbank near Terschelling, Netherlands damaging the vessel’s shaft. The ferry was hauling only freight on its route between Terschelling and Harlingen. There were no passengers on board during the incident. Reports state the area where the Midsland grounded had not been dredged and has been become dangerously shallow. Owners of the ferry stated the Midsland would be quickly back in service.