The 46 meter long passenger ship Charlottenhof collided with passenger ship Havelperle on the Havel River near Caputh, Germany. The Charlottenhof with 15 passengers on board struck into side of the Havelperle who was maneuvering to berth at the pier. Passengers were able to avoid injuries by rushing to the other side of the vessels before the collision. The Havelperle suffered significant damage to its upper decks estimated around 20000 €. The water police is conducting an investigation into the incident.
The 221 meter long, 41850 dwt container ship Cap Norte caught fire near Mangalore, India. The fire started in one of the cargo containers loaded with chemicals. The vessel contacted authorities in Mumbai for assistance. When a rescue craft reached the scene, the crew had already extinguished the blaze. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.
The 84 meter long, 1537 dwt freighter Kay L became disabled after suffering engine failure while passing through the Dardanelles. Authorities dispatched tugs to the scene who took the freighter under tow to a safe anchorage. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Kay L was en route in ballast to Varna from Limassol.