The 144 meter long, 12570 dwt reefer Baltic Stream went aground on the Elbe River near Drochtersen, Germany. The reefer had suffered engine failure allowing the vessel to run aground. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The vessel requested assistance with two tugs responding to the scene. No further details reported.
The 45 foot long fishing vessel Michelle D ran aground on the Skipanon River near Warrenton, Oregon. The fishing vessel had suffered steering failure after a malfunction causing the Michelle D to veer off course striking with pillings before running aground. All three crew members on board were uninjured. The crew went ashore during low tide. The Coast Guard dispatched a motor lifeboat to the scene. The fishing vessel remained fast in the mud, but no damage was reported. The owners of the vessel have arranged salvage. No pollution reported, but the Michelle D had some 400 gallons of diesel fuel on board at the time of the incident.
The 108 meter long, 3197 dwt freighter Kapitan Matveev became disabled in the Istanbul Strait near Haydarpasa, Turkey. The freighter had suffered engine failure and went adrift. The Kapitan Matveev requested assistance and tugs were dispatched to the scene. The tugs took the freighter under tow and proceeded to an anchorage in the Marmara sea. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released. The Kapitan Matveev was en route from Istanbul to Azov, Russia.