The 37 meter long passenger ship Harle Kurier suffered a fire in the engine room near the island of Norderney, Germany. The crew sealed the room to contain the blaze, but the fire disabled the vessel. The Harle Kurier went adrift until a lifeboat arrived on scene and took the passenger ship under tow. The vessels proceeded to Norderney where local fire brigade help extinguish the fire. No reports of injuries to the three crew on board.