The 80 meter long tanker Hordafor V capsized while in drydock at the Nauta Repair Shipyard in Gdynia, Poland. The floating drydock had lost stability and rolled over on its side spilling the tanker into water. No reports of injuries. Authorities laid out booms to contain any pollution released.
The 176 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Stena Spirit caught fire while off Gdynia, Poland. The Stena Spirit was en route to Gdynia from Karlskrona with 550 passengers when a fire broke out on the car deck. The fire started from a truck on the car deck which caused black dense smoke to spread through out the ferry. The passengers were mustered on deck while the crew extinguished the blaze. The Stena Spirit arrived in Gdynia where the local fire brigade boarded the ferry to conduct an investigation. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 108 meter long, 5754 dwt reefer Green Klipper caught fire while berthed in a repair yard in Szczecin, Poland. The fire started in the vessel’s cargo hold. The blaze released a large plume of smoke due to the amount of foam within the hold. Seven fire brigades responded to the scene along with fireboats. Their efforts were able to bring the fire under control after several hours. No reports of injuries. The amount of damage to the hold was not reported.