The towboat David Dunnigan capsized and sank on the Ohio River near Golconda, Illinois. The David Dunnigan was working near mile marker 897.5 on the flooded river when it flipped over and sank. No reports of injuries. The Coast Guard reports the vessel was swept downstream and its exact location was unknown. The David Dunnigan had some 3,000 gallons of diesel fuel on board at the time. The Coast Guard has launched an investigation into the incident.
The 100 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Samsø allided with the pier at Sælvig, Denmark. The Samsø was en route from Hou to Sælvig with 57 passengers when it struck the pier while attempting to berth. The ferry’s sustained damage to its bow with 2 meter hole above the waterline. The pier was damaged as the allision caused the ramp to break off the quay stuck in the bow. No reports of injuries. The Samsø was pulled from service for repairs. No further details reported.
The 80 meter long, 1315 mt self-propelled barge Vela Dare collided with another barge on the Main-Danube Canal . One of the barges had entered the Dietfurt lock when the other approached at too high of speed and struck the stern of the first. No reports of injuries. Both vessels sustained damage estimated around several thousand euros. The Velda Dare proceeded to Kelheim.