On April 20, the 100 meter long, 5183 dwt cargo vessel Amira Eman ran aground off Porto Nogaro, Italy. The Amira Eman had departed the port with 4500 tons of cargo for Egypt when it stranded outside the navigation channel. A tug was requested and was able to assist in refloating the Amira Eman a short time later. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Amira Eman was allowed to proceed on its voyage.