The 120 meter long, 9095 dwt boxship Clipper Gemini allided with the lock wall on the Kiel Canal at Kiel-Holtenau, Germany. The Clipper Gemini was proceeding toward the southern berth in the lock when it struck the wall. The vessel suffered a dent along its forepeak while the fendering along the lock was slightly damaged. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The water police conducted an investigation and allowed the Clipper Gemini to continue on with its voyage to Hamburg.
The 142 meter long, 9638 dwt boxship Eastern Bay became disabled near Rotterdam, Netherlands after suffering an engine failure. The Eastern Bay requested assistance and two tugs towed the vessel back to Rotterdam. The crew were able to make repairs and the vessel continue on its voyage to Philipsburg, St. Maarten. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released.
The 130 meter long, 10701 dwt boxship Kota Tenaga collided with the 333 meter long VLCC tanker Seeb near Pulau Sebarok in the Strait of Singapore. The Kota Tenaga suffered damage allowing five metric tons of fuel oil to be released into the water. Authorities dispatched response vessels to the scene. An oil boom was placed around the Kota Tenaga while dispersants were used to break up any oil patches sighted in the water. No reports of injuries. Authorities are conducting an investigation into the incident.