Day: October 14, 2015

Dorena-Hickman Ferry

Dorena-Hickman Ferry

Dorena-Hickman ferry
Photo: dorena-hickmanferryboat.com

The ro-ro passenger Dorena-Hickman ferry became disabled on the Mississippi River at Hickman, Kentucky. The ferry had a cable entangled into its propeller while its scheduled voyage between Dorena, Missouri and Hickman, Kentucky. Divers were requested to clear the cable.  Reports state the ferry was able to resume normal schedule afterwards.  No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Aground off Reykjavik

Aground off Reykjavik

ICE-SAR
Photo: ICE-SAR

A fishing vessel ran aground off Eyri near Reykjavik, Iceland. The two crew on board were safely taken ashore and the vessel was secured.  No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The fishing vessel will be refloated on the next high tide.