The 33 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Berlin became disabled on the Trave River near Travemünde, Germany. The Berlin had suffered engine failure and went adrift. Another ferry was dispatched and was able to assist the Berlin back to a quay in Travemünde a short time later. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 114 meter long, 6000 dwt freighter Gerhard G allided with a light pole on the Trave River near Travemünde, Germany. The vessel was en route from Luebeck to Kaliningrad when it struck the no. 9 light pole. The Gerhard G suffered only minor damage, but the light pole sustained 15,000 € in damages. Reports state the vessel lost control when switching between automatic to manual mode. No reports of injuries to the nine crew or the pilot on board. The water police are conducting an investigation into the incident.
The 8702 dwt cargo vessel Finnkraft went aground on the Trave River near Schlutup, Germany after having engine problems resulting in a power lost. The Finnkraft was able to refloat itself and with the assistance of the workboat Pirol and tug Axel, the vessel reached back to a berth. None of the 16 crew on board were injured. An investigation into the grounding will be conducted by authority.