The 39 meter long fishing vessel Maria GO 20 went aground near Stellendam, Netherlands. The fishing vessel was coming in from the North Sea to seek shelter from the heavy seas and strong winds when it grounded in the Slijkgat. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The Stellendam KNRM lifeboat responded to scene. The lifeboat’s first attempt to refloat the Maria failed. The lifeboat waited a few hours until the rising tide and was able to refloat the Maria. The Maria was later inspected for damage.