The 80 meter long self propelled barge Nawatrans IV had run aground on a canal near Börgermoor, Germany. The Nawatrans IV sustained damage and was suffered water ingress. The vessel requested assistance from the local fire fighters who shortly later arrived on scene. The fire fighters were able to keep the vessels afloat using dewatering pumps. The pumps were able to stablize the vessel. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. The Nawatrans IV was loaded with a cargo of scrap batteries at the time of the incident.
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