The 55 meter long self-propelled crane-barge Status Quo II ran aground on the Weser River near Hameln, Germany. The crane had run up onto a concrete dam and was unable to free itself. The crew contacted the authorities who dispatched tugs to the scene. The tugs arrived the following day and pulled the Status Quo II free. No reports of injuries.
The 34 meter long fishing vessel Skjongholm became disabled while berthed in Måløy, Norway. The propeller of the Skjongholm had run afoul of ropes requiring divers. The NSSR lifeboat arrived on scene with drivers and were able to remove the ropes by the following day. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 19 meter long supply vessel Kitty Petra caught fire while off Rhyl, Wales. The fire started in the vessel’s engine room damaging one of the vessel’s engines. The Kitty Petra requested assistance with the RNLI lifeboats from Rhyl and Llandudno responding. The crew of the Kitty Petra were able to contain the blaze and were escorted back to Mostyn by the the lifeboats. No reports of injuries or pollution released.