The 135 meter long, 260 dwt river passenger cruise ship A Rosa Aqua collided with the 110 meter long self-propelled barge Marjo-R on the Rhine near Düsseldorf, Germany. The A Rosa Aqua was en route to Basel from Amsterdam with 180 passengers and 50 crew when it struck head-on with the corn laden Marjo-R. The A Rosa Aqua sustained significant bow damage, but did not sustain any water ingress. The Marjo-R sustained severe bow damage resulting in water ingress and some oil pollution released. Thirteen passengers were injured with three taken to hospital. The A Rosa Aqua was later escorted by a fire boat to Schnellenburg where it was inspected for damage. The Marjo-R was takeen to Neuss by another fire boat after it was stabilized with dewatering pumps. Reports state the cause of collision may be the result of a faulty bow thruster on the Marjo-R.
The 31 meter long passenger ship Vlij allided with a pier off Krimpen upon Ijssel. When the Vlij struk the floating pier, five windows were shattered. The broken glass injured two of the 20 passengers on board. The two were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Reports state the pier sustained some damage. Authorities launched an investigation into the incident.