The 23 meter long fishing vessel Simon Albert WR 80 became disabled off Den Helder, Netherlands. The shrimper had gone adrift after its propeller had been fouled by a net. The crew alerted the KNRM who dispatched a lifeboat from Den Helder. The lifeboat took the Simon Albert under tow back to the Den Helder. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. Reports state the net was cleared from the propeller at the quay.
The 35 meter long fishing vessel Ballstadøy became disabled off Sveggen in Averøy, Norway. The Ballstadøy had suffered a problem with its gearbox and went adrift. The crew requested assistance with the NSSR lifeboat responding. The lifeboat towed the Ballstadøy to Kristiansund later the same day. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 67 meter long self-propelled barge Theresia ran aground on the Weser near Minden, Germany. Loaded with 660 tons of pellets, the Theresia slammed into the river embankment after the master of the barge had suffered a heart attack. The only other crewman on board alerted authorities who dispatched an ambulance to the scene. No reports of damage. Reports state the master of the vessel perished.