The 188 meter long, 35079 dwt cargo vessel Caledonia ran aground in the port of Constanța, Romania. The Caledonia departed from its berth with 10,678 tonnes of laminates bound for Veracruz. As it maneuvered away from the berth, the bow of the Caledonia ran aground just off the east peir Farul Carol I lighthouse. No reports of injuries.
Following the grounding, authorities inspected the Caledonia for damage. Finding no damage to the hull, it was determine the vessel would need to be lightered before it could be refloated. After 1,000 tonnes of cargo was unloaded, three tugs pulled the Caledonia free. The Caledonia proceeded back to the berth to be reloaded. No reports of damage or pollution released.