On February 21, the 21 meter long, 145 gt fishing vessel Ocean Freja became disabled in the North Sea off Thyborøn, Denmark. The Ocean Freja had lost power after an engine failure and gone adrift 30 miles off shore. The crew requested assistance with the lifeboat Martha Lerche responding. Large waves caused by the stormy conditions made connecting the towline difficult, but the Martha Lerche was able to take the Ocean Freja under tow. The two vessels arrived safely in Thyborøn. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
On May 22, the 63 meter long fishing vessel Ceton became disabled near Thyborøn, Denmark. The Centon had departed from Skagen when it suffered damage to its main engine. The crew attempted repairs, but were unable to get the engine working. Adrift, the trawler finally requested assistance on May 26. The nearby DSRS lifeboat was dispatched to the scene, but found it was unable to take the large trawler under tow. A tug was dispatched and proceeded back to Thyborøn. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 49 meter long fishing vessel Neptun AS 202 became disabled in the North Sea off Thyborøn, Denmark. The trawler had gone adrift after suffering engine failure. The crew alerted authorities who dispatched a DSRS lifeboat to the scene. The lifeboat took the Neptun under tow and returned to port a few hours later. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.