The 88 meter long , 3002 dwt cargo vessel Rix Alliance ran aground off the port of Wolgast, Germany. The Rix Alliance was attempting to pass by the stranded Samia B at the entrance of the Peene River when it ran aground. The cargo vessel was able to refloat itself a short time later and proceeded to Peenemünde to be inspected. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. Reports state the grounding was due to a navigational error.