The 190 meter long self-propelled barge Straubing with it’s connected barge SL 18005 went aground on the Danube River near Deggendorf, Germany. The vessels had been at anchor and was proceeding to turn around and head downstream when they got stuck. The vessels were disconnected and were refloated the same day. The Straubing suffered some minor damage when rocks clogged the bow thruster after the grounding. The two vessels had a combined cargo of 700 tons of iron ore. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.