On September 27, the 72 meter long, 2023 dwt bunkering tanker Dae Yang No. 3 allided with a bridge in the Yellow Sea in the Shinan Islands, South Korea. The tanker was en route from Gunsang to Yeosu with fuel when it suffered a power blackout. Unable to slow down, the Dae Yang No. 3 struck the bridge. No reports of injuries. Only minor damage to the tanker was reported.
On September 23, the 80 meter long self-propelled barge Ilaria ran aground on the Danube near Mülham, Germany. The Ilaria was headed to Straubing from Vilshofen with 811 tons of quartz sand when it veered off course after a navigation mistake. The barge struck hard aground at the bow. No reports of injuries. An initial attempt by a pusher tug to refloat the Ilaria failed. A few days later the self-propelled barge Raphaela arrived on scene and lightered part of the cargo of quartz sand. No reports of pollution released.
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.