The 105 meter long self-propelled barge Ernst Kramer was struck by another vessel on the Neckar River, Germany. The collision forced the The Ernst Kramer had just left the Rockenau Lock was heading upstream when it was struck. The force of the collision pushed the Ernst Kramer into the vessel Lippischer Wald which was tied up along the shore. The master of the other vessel was tested and shown to be intoxicated. Damages are estimated to be around 30,000 Euros.