The 40 meter long fishing vessel Nordørn became disabled near Bear Island, Norway. The Nordørn had suffered engine failure and had gone adrift. The Norwegian Coast Guard vessel Barentshav was alerted and set course to intercept the Nordørn. After several hours, the Barentshav arrived and was able to take the Nordørn under tow. Both vessels proceeded back to port. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
On June 11, a 65 foot long Guatemalan naval gunboat ran aground on Glovers Reef, Belize. The boat was en route to Mexico when it “lost its bearings” and ventured into Belize’s waters before striking the reef. The Belize coast guard was notified and sent out patrol vessels to the scene.
When the officers of the Guatemalan vessel were interviewed, they stated the vessel had lost steering and gone adrift before it struck the reef. No reports of injuries.
The 191 meter long, ro-ro cargo vessel Transpaper collided with the 36 meter long sailing vessel Lisa von Lübeck on the Trave. The Lisa von Lübeck struck into the side of Transpaper as it was departing from port. The bowsprit broke off the Lisa von Lübeck and some damage was reported on the Transpaper. No reports of injuries on either vessel. The water police has launched an investigation into the incident.