On May 5, the 23 meter long fishing vessel Pieter Van Aris became disabled near Callantsoog, Netherlands. The fishing vessel had suffered steering problems in rough seas with waves reaching 3 meters. KNRM lifeboats from Callantsoog and Harlingen came to the aid of the Pieter Van Aris. The lifeboats escorted the fishing vessel into shelter waters and towed it to port. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.