The 45 meter long fishing vessel Soli Deo Gloria – PH 63 caught fire while berthed in Urk, Netherlands. The fire started in the fish hold while the vessel was undergoing renovation. The crew attempted to contain the blaze, but were driven back. The local fire brigade was alerted and was able to extinguish the blaze quickly. Some crew suffered from minor smoke inhalation, but did not require hospitalization.
The 105 meter long self-propelled barge Rudolf-Thea suffered water ingress while sailing in heavy seas on the Ijssel Sea. The barge loaded with a cargo of gypsum requested assistance from the coast guard at Den Helder. They dispatched a KNRM rescue boat and tug from Urk, Netherlands. The vessels escorted the Rudolf-Thea to Lelystad, Netherlands. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.