The 42 meter long passenger ferry Adler Express allided with a quay at Wittdün, Germany. The ferry had departed from Strucklahnungshörn upon Nordstrand and was making a routine stop when it suffered engine failure. The Adler Express was unable to reverse its engines in time before the ferry struck the quay at a speed of 8 knots. Many passengers were thrown off the feet. Reports state 27 passengers were injured with 6 listed as severely injured. Most of the passengers were standing on deck waiting to disembark when the vessel struck the quay. Multiple authorities dispatched vessels, helicopters and ambulances to the scene. Those severely injured were flown to hospitals on the mainland. The ferry suffered significant bow damage which has been estimated to be over 20.000 € . Officials have launched an investigation into the incident.
The 21 meter long fishing vessel Sjohav ran aground near Valsøya, Norway. The crew sent out a distress call requesting assistance after the vessel was hard aground on a reef. A Sea King helicopter was dispatched to the scene with dewatering pumps, but the vessel did not require any additional pumps. The Sjohav had suffered a hole in the hull, but was in no risk of sinking. The Sjohav was refloated a short time later with the aid of nearby vessels. The Sjohav was taken under tow to Tranøya. No reports of injuries to the 5 crew on board.