The 20 meter long fishing vessel Amy Harris caught fire off the Isle of Arran, Scotland. The fire started in the vessel’s engine room and cutoff the crew from wheelhouse. The crew was able to contact the Coastguard by a mobile phone. A helicopter was dispatched to the scene. The four crew were winched to safety and were taken to Campbeltown. No reports of injuries. Reports state the authorities were monitoring the adrift fishing vessel. No further details reported.
The 95 meter long, 766 dwt ferry Caledonian Isles allided with the pier at Ayrshire, Isle of Arran, Scotland. The Caledonian Isles was attempting to berth when a strong gust of wind, up to 55 mph, pushed the vessel into the pier. No reports of injuries. The ferry was later able to unload all 277 passengers safely. The vessel was taken out of service to be inspected for damaged.