The 163 meter long, 2642 dwt passenger shipOcean Countess became disabled shortly after leaving Liverpool, United Kingdom. The passenger ship suffered an electrical failure leaving the vessel without power for several hours before the crew was able to restart the main engine. The vessel diverted to Holyhead on Anglesey for further inspections. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released.
The 52 meter long r0-ro ferryBeaumont Hamel allided with the dock at Portugal Cove, Newfoundland, Canada. The ferry had completed a crossing from Bell Island with around 100 persons on board when it struck the dock. The ferry suffered a significant dent on the bow door. Two passengers suffered injuries and was taken to hospital. Authorities are conducting an investigation into the incident. Initial reports state the Beaumont Hamel had suffered a mechanical failure when it attempted to slow its approach to the dock by reversing the propulsion.
The 180 meter long, 47323 dwt tanker Stena Conqueror allided with a pier at Brake, Germany. The tanker was being aided by two tugs when it struck the pier. The pier suffered significant damage requiring operations to stop until it could be inspected. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The Stena Conqueror had completed a voyage from Liverpool with 9900 tons of palm oil.