The 25 meter long passenger ship Eilun allided with a quay on Amrum island at Wittdün, Germany. The vessel had suffered a technical failure as it was entering port. On board were 120 children with 30 suffering injuries when thrown onto the deck from the impact. Fifteen were taken to the mainland by lifeboat or by helicopter to hospital for treatment.
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The 42 meter long, 42 dwt passenger ship Adler Express ran aground near Amrum, Germany. The Adler Express was on its way from Wittdün to Hörnum with 105 passengers when it struck a sandbank during low tide. The passengers were safely shuttled by another passenger vessel to the nearby island of Sylt. No reports of injuries to passengers or crew. The Adler Express was later refloated on the next high tide and proceeded back to its home port. The vessel was undamaged and no pollution was released. A rescue lifeboat from the German Maritime Rescue Service was on scene monitoring the activities.
The 20 meter long fishing vessel ZK 12 Pieter Dion collided with the fishing vessel Paloma G near the island of Amrum, Germany. The Paloma G suffered damage to its wheelhouse and mast. The Pieter Dion had no signs of damage. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. Authorities are conducting an investigation into the incident.