Three vessels suffered an allision while tranversing the northern lock on the Kiel Canal at Brunsbuettel. The 14200 dwt container vessel struck the construction first. Neither the lock or the vessel suffered any damage. Next the 89 meter long, 3714 dwt freighter Nordgard hit the construction works. The Nordgard and the lock was undamaged. Finally, the 140 meter long, 11023 dwt container ship Hanse Courage missed the construction and struck the gate. The Hanse Courage had minimal damage, but the lock gate was damaged. No reports of injuries or pollution being released in all three incidents.