The 80 meter long self-propelled barge Sternberg allided with a bridge on the Hamm Canal near Luenen, Germany. The bridge suffered no damage, but the Sternberg’s wheelhouse was completely destroyed. Reports state the vessel suffered about 7500€ in damage. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. The vessel was in ballast after unloading cargo at Bergkamen and was bound for Orsoy. The water police is conducting an investigation into the incident.