The 51 meter long, 783 gt steam icebreaker Stettin collided with the 188 meter long, 11029 dwt ro-ro cargo vessel Finnsky in Rostock, Germany. The Stettin was proceeding out of the port with 180 passengers when strong currents caused the Stettin to strike the stem of the Finnsky. The Stettin sustained a two meter gash in the hull above the waterline. Three persons sustained minor injuries. Both the Finnsky and Stettin berthed in Rostock after the incident. The water police in Rostock has launched an investigation into the incident.