The 2486 dwt freighter Norrsken collided with the self-propelled barge Livarda at the sealock at Papenburg, Germany. The Livada suffered severe damage including water ingress resulting with the vessel being flooded. A dredger has tied up to the Livarda to help stabilize the vessel. The Livada with a crew of 2 was loaded with 1200 tons of fertilizer. The Norrsken with 7 crew on board did not report any damage. No reports of injuries from either vessel. An investigation is being conducted by the Water and Shippping Administration.