The 66 meter long fishing vessel Ostanger went aground on a sandbank near Finnsnes, Norway. The vessel pumped water out of its ballast tanks to allow it to be refloated. No further details reported.
The 20 meter long fishing vessel ZK 12 Pieter Dion collided with the fishing vessel Paloma G near the island of Amrum, Germany. The Paloma G suffered damage to its wheelhouse and mast. The Pieter Dion had no signs of damage. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. Authorities are conducting an investigation into the incident.
The US Route 51 bridge spanning the Ohio River near Cairo, Illinois was struck by barges under the tow of the 33 meter long towboat Robert T. The Robert T was pushing 12 flat deck barges down stream when it allided with one of the bridge’s piers. Authorities stopped traffic while inspectors check for any damage on the bridge. A few hours later the bridge was reopened and traffic was permitted. The Coast Guard is conducting an investigation into the incident.