The 44 meter towboat Dottie Strait allided with a bridge on the Mississippi River near Clinton, Iowa. Around midnight, the Dottie Strait had struck the Sabula Railroad Bridge. Authorities closed the bridge and nearby traffic on the river was halted until the bridge could be surveyed by divers. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 80 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Saraylar collided with the 107 meter long, 5484 dwt cargo vessel Tiwala on the Marmara Sea near Marmara Island, Turkey. The Tiwala was headed to Varna from Ceuta when it was struck by the Saraylar which was en route to Tekirdag from Bandirma with 25 vehicles. The ferry sustained a dent in the starboard bow and several vehicles on board were damaged. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The Saraylar proceeded to Tekirdag where it unloaded passengers and vehicles. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.