The 13 meter long workboat Borebas ran aground off the island of Ryøya near Tromsø, Norway. The Borebas suffered water ingress, but neither of the two crew on board were injured. Two fishing vessels came to the aid of the Borebas until a lifeboat arrived on scene. A dewatering pump was delivered while booms were placed around the Borebas to contain any pollution released.
Reports state a workboat struck the lift-bridge over the Gouwe River near Waddinxveen, Netherlands. The workboat was passing under the bridge when part of the vessel was caught underneath. The allision cause metal to sheer away injuring one person on board the workboat. The bridge sustained damage and was closed to traffic. Reports state a crane will be needed to repair the bridge.
The 17 meter long workboat Island Panther allided with a tower at an off shore windfarm near Sheringham, England. All five crewmen on board were injured in the collision with one man requiring medical assistance. The vessel contacted the RNLI who dispatched lifeboats to the scene. The first lifeboat to arrived administered first aid while the second brought a doctor to the Island Panther. The lifeboats escorted the Island Panther back to Wells where ambulances took the injured crew to hospital.