On November 19, the cargo vessel Antakya ran aground in the Dardanelles off Nara, Turkey. The Antakya was headed to Yalova from Marmara Ereglisi with 2500 tons of cement when it suffered rudder failure. Unable to steer, the Antakya ran aground. Two tugs were dispatched and the Antakya was pulled freed a short time later. The Antakya was towed to a nearby anchorage. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 165 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Paglia Orba allided with the dock at Marseille, France. Strong winds caused the Paglia Orba to break its moorings during the night and the vessel struck the dock. The ferry sustained a dent above the waterline, but no water ingress. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The Paglia Orba was moved to a sheltered berth where it was inspected. Reports state the vessel was to resume its normal voyage to Corsica.