The 105 meter long cargo vessel Pacific Dawn ran aground off Harlingen, Netherlands. The Pacific Dawn had suffered engine failure just as departed from Harlingen and drifted aground just off the breakwater. The crew dropped anchor while two tugs were requested. The tugs were able to pull the cargo vessel free. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The crew was later able to restart the main engine and the Pacific Dawn was escorted to Mongstad.
On November 12, the 110 meter long self-propelled barge Con Zelo ran aground just outside the port of Harlingen, Netherlands. The Con Zelo was proceeding to Ghent from Harlingen with a cargo of salt when it ran aground onto the shallows. Several nearby vessels including a KNRM lifeboat attempted to pull the Con Zelo free, but without success. The Con Zelo was refloated later on the rising tide. No injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 112 meter long, 4200 dwt cargo vessel ABIS Esbjerg collided with the 40 meter long fishing vessel Trui Van Hinte in Harlingen, Netherlands. The ABIS Esbjerg struck into the fish hold on theTrui Van Hinte. The fishing vessel sustained a two meter hole and sustained water ingress. Tugs and the KNRM were able to place a patch and keep the flooding under control with pumps. The ABIS Esbjerg sustained damage to its bulbous bow. No reports of injuries. The cause of the collision was not not reported.