The 90 meter long self-propelled tanker barge Fidelitas ran aground on the Rhine River near Wesseling, Germany. The tanker was proceeding with 4800 tons of fuel oil when it became entangled on a anchor line of a dredger just before it ran aground. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. Reports state the Fidelitas is awaiting for another vessel to pull the tanker free.
The 63 meter long general cargo vessel Thor Skandia suffered engine failure off Solstrand Quay in Tromsø, Norway. The vessel had gone adrift before the crew was able to drop anchor and request assistance. The tug TB Lupus arrived on scene and took the Thor Skandia under tow. The vessels then proceeded to Solstrand. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.