On March 31, the 292 meter long, 59938 dwt container ship Sea Land Meteor ran aground off Flushing, Netherlands. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The boxship was later refloated on the rising tide assisted by 6 tugs.
On April 1, the 75 meter long reefer cargo vessel Haukur became disabled off Hornafirði, Iceland. The Haukur had suffered engine failure in rough seas and went adrift. The vessel requested assistance with the Icelandic Coast Guard vessel Thor responding. The Thor took the Haukur under tow and proceeded to Hafnarfjarðar. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.