On April 12, the 21 meter long fishing vessel L’Eden Roc II ran aground on the shoal Plateau du Four 4 miles off the coast from Croisic, France. The L’Eden Roc II requested assistance with the SNSM lifeboat from Croisic responding. The lifeboat arrived a short time later and was able to pull the fishing vessel off the shoal. The L’Eden Roc II was able to proceed under its own power to La Turballe escorted by the SNSM lifeboat. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 11 meter long fishing vessel Kevin became disabled off Yttersia near Ramberg, Norway. The Kevin had suffered engine failure and went adrift. The crew requested assistance with the NSSR lifeboat responding. The lifeboat took the Kevin under tow and proceeded to Ballstad. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 40 meter long passenger ship Stadt Kappeln became disabled on the Schlei Inlet. The Stadt Kappeln had suffered engine failure and went adrift. The vessel requested assistance and the DGzRS dispatched two rescue boats from Maasholm. The DGzRS took the Stadt Kappeln under tow and proceeded to Kappeln. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.