The 178 meter long, 33403 dwt freighter Warnow Jupiter allided with the lock gate on the Kiel Canal at Brundsbüttel, Germany. The freighter under the direction of the canal pilot was taken under tow by two tugs to a nearby quay. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution reported. The water police launched an investigation and found the master of the Warnow Jupiter was intoxicated and fined 2000 €. The Warnow Jupiter was able to continue its journey from Rotterdam to Wismar later that day.
The 17 meter long workboat Island Panther allided with a tower at an off shore windfarm near Sheringham, England. All five crewmen on board were injured in the collision with one man requiring medical assistance. The vessel contacted the RNLI who dispatched lifeboats to the scene. The first lifeboat to arrived administered first aid while the second brought a doctor to the Island Panther. The lifeboats escorted the Island Panther back to Wells where ambulances took the injured crew to hospital.
The 18 meter long, 35 gt high-speed workboat Windcat 9 was damaged near Spurn Point, Humber, England. The vessel had been holed while working at an offshore wind farm. The Windcat 9 sent out a distress call that the vessel was in danger of sinking. The RNLI launched two lifeboats and a RAF rescue helicopter was dispatched to the scene. A nearby vessel came to the assistance of the workboat safely transferring the 3 crew and 12 passengers. The rescue helicopter and RNLI lifeboat crew transferred two pumps on board the vessel and were able to get the flooding under control. The Windcat 9 was taken under tow and proceeded back to Grimsby. No reports of injuries or pollution released.