The 31 meter long supply vessel World Calima caught fire off a wind farm near Heligoland, Germany. The fire started in the vessel’s engine room and quickly disabled the vessel. The crew shut off the engine room and used the CO2 fire suppressant to extinguish the blaze. No reports of injuries to 5 crew on board.
Authorities were alerted to the disabled World Calima who dispatched a DGzRS lifeboat assisted by other Naval vessels. The lifeboat towed the disabled World Calima to port. No reports of pollution released.
The 366 meter long, 139,439 dwt container ship MSC Katrina suffered a fire while in the North Sea off the island of Helgoland, Germany. The fire broke out in a container containing charcoal giving off heat and smoke. The crew attempted to contain the fire and was later aided by two firefighting teams from Cuxhaven were able to extinguish the blaze. The MSC Katrina proceeded to Hamburg where it unloaded the damaged containers. No reports of pollution released.
The 89 meter long, 2350 dwt freighter Lyrika was struck by another freighter while anchored off Heliogland, Germany. The Lyrika was able to proceed to Cuxhaven to be inspected for damage. The other freighter was tracked down by the police. The master of the vessel failed an alcohol test and required to pay a fine. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. No further details reported.