The 88 meter long, 3961 dwt cement carrier Malta Cement went aground near Stockholm, Sweden. The Malta Cement was en route to Vasteras from Rostock with a cargo of cement when it ran aground on Kalvholmen Island. A survey found the vessel suffered no damage. The Malta Cement was refloated on the following hide tide with the assistance of a tug. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 45 meter long chemical tankerZebron went aground off Akers Runö near Stockholm, Sweden. The authorities were alerted and the Swedish Coast Guard responded sending aircraft and rescue boats to the scene. The Zebron was found hard aground, but no injuries, damage or pollution released. The Zebron was proceeding in ballast with only 32 tons of bunker oil on board. Reports state that alcohol may have been a factor why the vessel went aground. The water police has launched an investigation into the incident.
The 28 meter long passenger ferryDjurgården 8 allided with the pier near the Skeppsholmen Bridge at Stockholm, Sweden. Two passengers suffered minor injures. The Djurgården 8 was taken out of service to be inspected for damage. Reports state the vessel had approached the pier with too much speed which led to the allision.