The 151 meter long, 10585 dwt container ship Conmar Avenue allided with a canal gate in the Kiel Canal at Holtenau, Germany. The Conmar Avenue was headed to Hamburg from Rauma when it entered the lock at Kiel-Holtenau. The boxship approached the lock at low speed, but limited visibility resulted in the Conmar Avenue striking the tail gate.
Authorities detained the vessel while they conducted an investigation into the incident. A few hours later the Conmar Avenue was allowed to continue on its voyage to Hamburg. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 143 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Prevelis sustained water ingress in the Saronic Gulf near Saint George Island, Greece. The ferry was proceeding with 127 passengers and 67 crew when it suffered water ingress in the engine room. The crew was able to bring the flooding under control and alerted authorities.
The Greek Coast Guard dispatched three vessels to escort the Prevelis as the ferry return back to Piraeus under its own power. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The ferry remains detained in port until repairs are completed.