The 25 meter long passenger ship Eilun allided with a quay on Amrum island at Wittdün, Germany. The vessel had suffered a technical failure as it was entering port. On board were 120 children with 30 suffering injuries when thrown onto the deck from the impact. Fifteen were taken to the mainland by lifeboat or by helicopter to hospital for treatment.
The 62 meter long, 866 dwt freighter Wealthy Grace went aground in Amurskiy Bay, Japan Sea. The small freighter had departed from Vladivostok, Russia with 625 tons of cargo bound for Masan, South Korea when it ran aground into shallow waters. No reports of injuries, water ingress and no pollution was released. The Wealthy Grace did suffer a small list to starboard. Refloating attempts will be made when weather permits. Reports state the watch officer had fallen asleep causing the accident.
The 75 meter long, 1537 dwt freighter Magda D allided with the 175 meter long, 29040 dwt tanker Maersk Barry in the Neuhofer Canal at Hamburg, Germany. The Magda D was proceeding in the canal with a pilot when it lost control and struck the port side of the Maersk Barry. The Magda D suffered damage to its railing and hatches while the Maersk Barry hull was dented. No injuries reported. The Magda D was able to proceed on its voyage to Luebeck. Reports state the probable cause of the allision was due to the strong current in the canal at the time of incident.