The 89 meter long, 3211 dwt freighter Arklow Spirit collided with the 200 meter long, 7290 dwt ro-ro ferry Skane on the Warnow River near Rostock, Germany. The Arklow Spirit had departed on a voyage to Cork, England and the Skane had departed bound for Trelleborg when the two vessels touched in the river. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The water police detained both vessels a short time until their investigation was completed. Both vessels continued on their voyages later that day.
The 2735 dwt freighter Verona went aground while moored in the port of Rostock, Germany. Strong winds had blown the vessel into shallower waters. A tug was able to pull free the vessel and it now moored safely in basin B of the port. No reports of damage or any pollution being released.