On July 27, the 56 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Tustna became disabled while passing between Tidsdal and Linge. The Tustna had a fault in the cooling water system causing the engine failure. The ferry went adrift in the fjord and the crew requested assistance. Another ferry, the Aukra, came to the Tustna assistance. The Aukra towed the Tustna to Eidsdal where it berthed. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
On July 26, the 185 meter long, 27,786 dwt bulk carrier Federal Margaree caught fire while berthed on the Detroit River at Nicholson’s Dock in Detroit, Michigan. The fire started in the vessel’s engine room and quickly extinguished by the crew. The vessel was inspected for damage and was able to depart the following day under its own power. No reports of injuries or pollution released.