Two ferries collided in the port of Piraeus, Greece. The 27 meter long, 350 dwt catamaran passenger ferry Champion Jet 1 collided with 35 meter long, 161 gt Flying Dolphin Athina as the vessels were leaving port. No reports of injuries on either vessel. Reports state one of the ferries suffered some damage. The Champion Jet 1 was en route to Sifnos, Milos and Santorini with 307 passengers. The Flying Dolphin Athina was headed to Angistri and Aegina with 60 passengers on board.
On July 26, the 54 meter long tanker Yong Feng Da 8 ran aground on the Haihe River near Tianjin, China. The tanker was lightered and refloated later the same day. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution.
The 135 meter long passenger ship Viking Odin ran aground on the Main River. The Viking Odin had departed from Aschaffenburg with 40 passengers when it suffered an electrical fault causing a power blackout. The river cruise ship lost steering, swung perpendicular by the wind and ran onto the embankment near Pompejanum. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The Viking Odin was able to restart the engine and authorities ordered the vessel to return back to Aschaffenburg. As the vessel made a turn, it suffered a second blackout and ran aground again. After the second incident, the vessel was towed to the berth in Aschaffenburg. Divers were requested to inspect the hull. The water police has launched an investigation into the incident.