The 134 meter long, 11390 dwt container ship OOCL Neva collided with the 90 meter long freighter Blue Carmel in the Kiel Canal between Breiholz and Oldenbüttel, Germany. Reports state that both vessels sustained only slight damage. The Blue Carmel has been detained in Brunsbuettel while the water police conduct further investigation into the incident. The OOCL Neva continued on its voyage from Hamburg to St. Petersburg, Russia. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.