The 76 meter long ro-ro passenger ferryGökçeada 1 ran aground just outside the port of Gökçeada. The Gökçeada 1 had departed from Kabatepe bound for Gökçeada with 199 persons and 39 vehicles when it ran aground off the breakwater. A tug and lifeboat were dispatched and found there were no injuries, damage or pollution released. The lifeboat shuttled all 188 passengers on board to shore.
On April 16, the 17 meter long towboat Schubex 25 with a series of barges allided with a bridge on the Elbe at Hamburg, Germany. The Schubex 25 had lowered its wheelhouse, but it struck the bridge as the towboat passed under it. The master of the Schubex 25 sustained slight injuries and was taken to hospital. The bridge was undamaged. The Schubex 25 and the barges were pulled to Peute Port.