The 100 meter long, 4433 dwt freighter Sardinia became disabled near Immingham, England. The vessel had suffered engine failure shortly after leaving port. The crew requested assistance with a tug dispatched to the scene. The Sardinia was taken under tow and proceeded to Hull. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 88 meter long, 3357 dwt freighter Katharina Siemer collided with the 89 meter long, 5045 dwt freighter Angon in dense fog at an anchorage off Brunsbüttel, Germany. Both vessels were detained at the anchorage by the water police. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The Katharina Siemer was en route to Le Legue from Sczcecin while the Angon was headed to Sczcecin from Puerto Marin.
The 155 meter long, 13645 dwt container ship Containerships VI allided with the lock wall on the Kiel Canal at Brunsbüttel, Germany. The vessel was entering the gate in dense fog when it struck the lock wall. Neither the vessel or the lock sustained any damage. After a short investigation, the Containerships VI was allowed to proceed on its voyage from Terneuzen to Riga. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.