The 35 meter long stern-wheeler passenger ship Schlei Princess became disabled on the Schlei near Karschau, Germany. The vessel was on a schedule round trip through the fjord when it suffered a malfunction with its rudder. The vessel requested assistance and the DGzRS dispatched two lifeboats to the scene. The lifeboats took the Schlei Princess under tow back to Kappeln. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.