The 22 meter long catamaran passenger ferry Issehoved allided with a quay at Aarhus, Denmark. The Issehoved was approaching the quay when it struck at the bow. None of the 50 passengers were injured, but the vessel’s bow sustained damage. The Issehoved was towed to a dock and passengers were transferred to another ferry. Reports state the vessel resumed it schedule the next day.
The freighter Santa Elena went aground in the Kattegat near Sletterhage lighthouse, Denmark. The vessel was approaching the Aarhus harbor with a cargo of soy when it grounded. Reports state the Santa Elena’s double hull has prevented any pollution being released. Tugs have been sent to release the vessel.
The 100-person, 12-car ferry Egholm II foundered while being towed in Aarhus Bay, North Sea. The ferry was to replace a smaller ferry running between the island of Egholm and Aalborg, Denmark. Repors state the ferry was experiencing problems while under tow, but no direct cause to why the vessel sank.