The 100 meter long self-propelled barge Sveti Georgi collided with the 85 meter long self-propelled barge Sveti Nikola on the Danube River near Straubing, Germany. The Sveti Nikola suffered only slight damages, but the Sveti Georgi got caught in the current and grounded onto a nearby gravel bank. The Water Police were called to the scene and secured the Georgi until it could be refloated the next day. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. The Sveti Georgi was loaded with 1060 tons of rapeseed at the time of the incident.