The 86 meter long tanker Eiltank 39 collided with a bridge near Lueder (Uelzen), Germany that spans over the Elbe-Seiten Canal. The vessel’s steering house, including the controls for the vessel, were destroyed. Authorties estimate the damage to be 30000 €. Reports state the master of the vessel had forgotten to lower the hydraulic steering house to allow the vessel to pass safely under the bridge. Luckily, the master was not injured in the allision. The vessel was maneuvered to a nearby dock to wait for repairs.