The 118 meter long container ship Hanni ran aground on the Elbe near Mühlenberger Hole, Germany. The Hanni departed Hamburg for Bremerhaven and was heading to the North Sea when it suffered engine failure while between Blankenese and Finkenwerder. The Hanni drifted before running aground near the south shore.
A tug was dispatched and was unable to refloat the boxship. A second attempt failed to free the Hanni even with an additional tug and the rising tide. The Hanni was finally freed 12 hours later with four tugs. The Hanni proceeded to Hamburg. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 107 meter long, 6090 dwt chemical tanker FT Foce allided with the moored 99 meter long, 4512 dwt LPG tanker Happy Eagle at Ceuta, Spain. The FT Foce was departing from Ceuta when it suffered engine failure while doing a maneuver. The FT Foce struck the starboard hull of the Happy Eagle sustaining bow damage. The Happy Eagle suffered minor damage with multiple dents and damage to its railings. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 114 meter long cargo vessel Bellatrix ran aground in the Azov Sea near Yeysk, Russia. The Bellatrix was departing from Yeysk with a cargo of 3298 tons of corn when it blown out of the navigation channel and ran aground. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Bellatrix was later refloated with the aid of multiple tugs and proceeded to moor at a nearby outer anchorage.