The freighter MV Lady Farhan collided with the fishing vessel Sania in the Indian Ocean near Mangalore, India. The Sania remain afloat and proceeded to Munambam. Three of the crew on the Sania sustained injuries, but were not life threatening. The MV Lady Farhan proceeded to Karwar its scheduled port of call. Authorites have launched an investigation into the incident.
The 86 meter long self-propelled tanker-barge Eiltank 6 allided with a bridge on the Hunte River at Elsfleth, Germany. The equipment on bridge suffered significant damage estimated around 50,000 Euros. The Eiltank 6 suffered minor damage to its port railing and navigation light. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The Eiltank 6 was able to make repairs and proceeded to Bremen.
The 168 meter long, 6124 dwt ro-ro ferry Finnarrow suffered damage while entering the harbour at Holyhead, Wales. The Finnarrow had departed from Dublin with 77 passengers and 43 crew arrived in Holyhead. As it attempted to berth, when it struck the quay. The Finnarrow’s stern suffered damage allowing water ingress. No reports of injuries to passenger or crew. The passengers and vehicles on board were off loaded safely. The vessel remains detained at Holyhead while it is inspected.