On January 18, the 190 meter long, 7100 dwt ro-ro ferry Petersburg allided with the pier at Sassnitz, Germany. The Petersburg had arrived from Mukran when it struck a ramp at the ferry terminal. The vessel’s stern ramp sustained major damage estimated over 100,000 Euros. No reports of injuries to passengers or crew and no pollution was released. Reports state the master of the vessel faces criminal charges while the vessel was evaluated to be redirected to be repaired at a nearby shipyard.