The 186 meter, 30688 dwt bulk freighter Heloise collided with the 20 meter long tug Ocean Georgie Bain on the St. Lawrence River at Montreal, Canada. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident. No further details reported.
The 225 meter long, 37690 dwt bulk self-unloader freighter Baie St. Paul caught fire while berthed on the St. Lawrence River at Montreal, Quebec. The fire started in the vessel’s engine room. The crew were able to contain and extinguished the blaze quickly. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Reports state the fire started by some welding equipment.
The 220 meter long, 7406 dwt passenger ship Maasdam allided on the St. Lawrence River at Montreal, Canada. The Maasdam was attempting to berth when it struck the pier suffering only minor damage above the waterline. No one was injured and no pollution released. The vessel was under the control of two local pilots at the time of the incident. The Canadian Coast Guard has launched an investigation into the accident.