The 95 meter long self-propelled tanker-barge Johannes P ran aground on the Lek River near Vreeswijk, Netherlands. The vessel had suffered engine failure and went adrift. The crew of the Johannes P was able to drop anchor avoiding going aground. Another barge arrived a short time later and towed the Johannes P to a nearby jetty. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution.
The 110 meter long self-propelled tanker-barge Manouk 3 allided with the 67 meter long self-propelled barge Enja on the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal near Breukelen, Netherlands. The Manouk 3 had veered off course and struck the moored Enja. The Enja broke its mooring lines and sustained a hull dent in the stern. Another barge secured the Enja back to its moorings. No reports of injuries or pollution released.