The 25 meter long tugboat K.C. Campbell caught fire while berthed at Port Adelaide, Australia. Local fire crews were called out and were able to extinguish the blaze. The fire did extensive damage to the K.C. Campbell with estimates around $90,000 (AUS). No reports of injuries. The K.C. Campbell was slated to be dismantled and sold for scrap. Authorities have reported the fire may have been arson.
The 57 meter long, 261 dwt ro-ropassenger ferry Alsten allided with a fender at the pier at Søvik, Norway. The ferry was on its regular service when it struck the fender wall. One passenger suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital and released a short time later. The Alsten was pulled out of service. Authorities state the crew and vessel was in order and that the incident was accidental.