On February 3, the 55 meter long platform Sea Worker capsized off Hvide Sande, Denmark. The Sea Worker had been aground since January 27 while being towed to an offshore wind turbine site. Reports state the platform had on board both light fuel oil and lubricating oil and a small sheen was spotted, but authorities state there is no risk of a large oil spill. No reports of injuries. The Sea Worker was to be inspected for damage to see if the platform was too far damaged to be salvaged.
The 129 meter long, 7500 dwt freighter Lysblink became disabled off Hvide Sande, Denmark after suffering an engine failure. The Lysblink’s crew were unable to make repairs and the vessel requested assistance. The freighter was taken under tow by a tug to Esbjerg for repairs. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released. The Lysblink had been scheduled to sail from Moss to Zeebrugge.