The 116 meter long, 5557 dwt tanker Kapitan Pershin became disabled on the Dvina River near Arkhangelsk, Russia. The tanker had suffered engine failure and had become stuck in the ice. A tug was dispatched and towed the Kapitan Pershin into port. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
On January 25, the 68 meter long self-propelled barge Allegonda L was damaged while berthed at Antwerp, Belgium. The vessel was loading cargo when the loading equipment suffered a malfunction and struck the wheelhouse. The wheelhouse’s windows were broken and equipment smashed. No one was injured and no pollution was released.