The 100 meter long, 4452 dwt freighter Wilson Caen allided with the moored 133 meter long , 10569 dwt cable-layer Giulio Verne at Emden, Germany. The Wilson Caen was proceeding into the port when it became disabled after suffering engine failure. Both vessels only suffered slight damage. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. The Wilson Caen was later inspected and allowed to proceed on its voyage to Rorvik.