The 25 meter long offshore supply vessel Sea Gale allided with the sailing vessel Heimkehr at the port at Helgoland, Germany. The Sea Gale was attempting to moor when the vessel lost power after an engine failure. A strong wind pushed the bow of the Sea Gale into the stern of the Heimkehr. No reports of injuries. Both vessels suffered only minor damage.
The fishing vessel An Diveliour sank off Le Havre, France after capsizing when struck by a rogue wave. Authorities were alerted when the vessel’s emergency beacon was activated. Authorities dispatched a helicopter to the scene which spotted a life raft with the three crewmen from the An Diveliour. The crew were hoisted to safety and taken ashore. The men were taken to hospital suffering from hypothermia. Authorities report that some debris spotted around the area where the vessel sank.