The 183 meter long, 47149 dwt tanker Sea Horizon ran aground on the Western Scheldt near Pas van Borsselen, Netherlands. The tanker was proceeding up the river heading towards Antwerp when it ran aground at low tide. Four tugs were dispatched to the scene to help refloat the Sea Horizon. The tugs were able to release the tanker with the rising tide. The vessels proceded to an anchorage off Flushing where it will be inspected for damage. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 109 meter long cargo vessel Nova Cura ran aground on the reefs near Lesbos, Greece. The Nova Cura was headed to Aliaga from Istanbul with a cargo of pipes when it went aground. The Nova Cura suffered a hull breach on its starboard side and suffered water ingress in the bow.. No reports of injuries to the seven crew. Patrol boats along with other vessels responded to the Nova Cura aid. Reports state there was no pollution released. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.