On April 11, the 23 meter long fishing vessel De Cocksdorp became disabled in the Eierlandse Gat between Texel and Vlieland, Netherlands. The Shrimper could not recover its gear and requested assistance. The KNRM lifeboat from De Cocksdorp was dispatched to the scene. The lifeboat was able to assist the crew in recovering its gear allowing the Gerittje WR 181 to proceed back to Harlingen. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.