The 20 meter long former fishing vessel Langeland 1 ran aground near Wischafen, Germany. The Langeland 1 was headed to Hamburg from Kiel when it grounded on the receding tide. After the grounding, the vessel suffered a list and nearly capsized. Authorities were alerted and secured the vessel with lines to keep it upright while booms were placed around the hull in case of any pollution released.
Later on the incoming tide, the Langeland 1 suffered water ingress which had to be controlled by additional dewatering pumps. With the rising tide, authorities were able to refloat the Langeland 1 and tow it to a berth in Wischafen.
The 20 meter long fishing vessel Langeland 1 became disabled in the Kiel Bight near Möltenort, Germany. The Langeland 1 was proceeding with 25 persons on board when it suffered engine damage. As conditions were worsening with increased strong winds, the adrift Langeland 1 requested assistance. The DGzRS lifeboat was dispatched and reached the scene a short time later. The lifeboat crew was able to get a towline connected to the Langeland 1 and proceeded to tow the disabled vessel to Möltenort. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.