The 130 meter long, 11249 dwt tanker Scorpius became disabled off Drøbak, Norway. The Scorpius had departed from Kalundborg, Denmark bound for Oslo when it suffered engine failure off Drøbak. The tanker began to drift, but was brought under control with the aid of several tugs. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. Reports state the crew of the Scorpius restored power and continued on its voyage.
The 63 meter long passenger ship Angela Esmee caught fire while berthed at a quay in Den Helder, Netherlands. The fire started in a waste bin in the wheelhouse. The 57 passengers on board were evacuated off the vessel while local fire brigade brought the blaze under control. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Reports state damage was minimal.