The 15 meter long fishing vesselHaura sank off Mimizan, France. The Haura had struck an object in the water which punctured the hull. The fishing vessel quickly flooded causing the crew to immediately send out a distress call. The three crew on board abandoned ship to the life raft. The crew fired off a distress flare to direct the fishing vessel Santa Rita II to locate their life raft. The crew was safely rescued and were taken to St. Jean de Luz. No reports of injuries.
The 42 meter long, 42 dwt passenger ship Adler Express ran aground near Amrum, Germany. The Adler Express was on its way from Wittdün to Hörnum with 105 passengers when it struck a sandbank during low tide. The passengers were safely shuttled by another passenger vessel to the nearby island of Sylt. No reports of injuries to passengers or crew. The Adler Express was later refloated on the next high tide and proceeded back to its home port. The vessel was undamaged and no pollution was released. A rescue lifeboat from the German Maritime Rescue Service was on scene monitoring the activities.
The 77 meter long, 262 dwt icebreaker Kapitan Chadaev went aground on the Dvina River near Arkhangelsk, Russia. The icebreaker remain stuck along the shore and attempted to refloat itself. The Kapitan Chadaev was one of two vessels doing ice-breaking on the Northern Dvina River between Arkhangelsk and Kholmogory. No further details reported.