The 177 meter long, 32256 dwt cargo vessel Conception Light became disabled on the Kiel Canal near Brunsbüttel, Germany. The Conception Light was headed towards the lock at Brunsbüttel when it suffered engine failure. Unable to restart the engine, the crew conducted an emergency anchoring by dropping both anchors. The anchors held and prevented the Conception Light from striking a passing vessel.
A short time later a tug arrived on scene and assisted the Conception Light which was able to restart the engine. Reports state the cargo vessel was able to proceed on its voyage through the locks at Brunsbüttel and into the North Sea. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 135 meter long, 15100 dwt asphalt/bitumen tanker Damia Desgagnes became disabled and went aground on the St. Lawrence River near the Iroquois Lock. The Damia Desgagnes had suffered a mechanical failure before it had run aground. The vessel sustained no damage, injuries or pollution released.
Reports state two tugs arrived and pulled the tanker free. Also, the crew were able to repair the mechanical issue and the Damia Desgagnes was proceeding on its voyage.
The 79 meter long, 1613 dwt cargo vessel Andre Michel 1 became disabled on the Bosphorus near Garipçe, Turkey. The Andre Michel 1 was headed to Sfax, Tunisia from Kherson, Ukraine when it suffered engine failure just under the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge. The crew was unable to restart the engine and requested assistance. A tug was dispatched and took the Andre Michel 1 under tow. The vessels proceeded to an anchorage off Buyukdere. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.