The 272 meter long, 9859 dwt cruise ship Costa Magica struck a sandbar while leaving the port of Copenhagen, Denmark. The Costa Magica, with a pilot on board, was proceeding at low speed when it drove up on the sand bank. However, there was no damage and no danger to the passengers on board. A tug was able to pull the cruise ship off the bank the same day. Authorities have stated that the pilot had acted properly and no investigation was required. The Costa Magica proceeded out of the port and continued its voyage. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.