The 120 meter long, 8950 dwt cargo vessel Ofmar ran aground on the Kiel Canal near Brunsbuettel, Germany. The Ofmar was en route to Morocco from Estonia when it ran onto the embankment. A tug was dispatched and was able to refloat the Ofmar the following day. The Ofmar proceeded to Brunsbuettel to be surveyed. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 171 meter long, 20316 dwt container ship Emotion allided with the 130 meter long, 8185 dwt container ship Marnedijk in the Brunsbuettel lock. The Emotion was mooring in the lock when its foreship cable snapped allowing the Emotion to strike the moored Marnedijk. There was slight damage on the Marnedijk and no damage on the Emotion. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The water police has conducted an investigation into the incident. The Marnedijk was en route to Bremerhaven from Gdansk.