The 173 meter long, 26052 dwt cargo vessel Hazar went adrift on the Bosphorus near Çengelköy, Turkey. The Hazar had suffered a malfunction and became disabled and drifted towards the shoreline. The crew was able to restore power and reversed engines before dropping anchor. The Hazar then proceeded to a nearby anchorage where it was met by turkish patrol boats. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Hazar was en route to Livorno from Aradeniz.
The 73 meter long self-propelled barge Emri ran aground on the Bol near Breskens, Netherlands. The Emri had departed from Terneuzen with a cargo of sands when it touched bottom. The crew was unable to refloat the vessel and requested assistance. Two tugs along with a KNRM lifeboat arrived on scene and assisted in pulling the Emri free an hour later. The Emri was escorted back to Terneuzen to be inspected. No reports of injuries or pollution released.