The 140 meter long, 6207 dwt freighter Konosha became disabled was proceeding through the Dardanelles. The Konosha had suffered an engine failure and began to drift. Authorities dispatched a tug to the scene. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released.
The 90 meter long, 2300 dwt freighter allided with the quay at Lierstranda, Norway. The vessel ‘s hull was damaged and leaked 500 liters of diesel fuel leaked out onto the ice. The fuel leak was stopped, but recovery of the spilled fuel is difficult due to the ice. No reports of injuries. The cause of the allision is unknown, but authorities are conducting an investigation.