The 33 meter long, 40 ton passenger ship / catamaran Twin City Liner ran aground on the Danube Canal near Vienna, Austria. The Twin City Liner was proceeding along the canal with 100 people when it suffered an engine failure allowing the vessel onto the canal’s embankment. Ten passengers suffered minor injuries with two taken to hospital. The remaining passengers were safely transferred ashore and were aided by the local fire brigade. The passenger ship suffered no damage or pollution and was able to refloat itself a short time later the same day. The Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.