The 90 meter long, 4033 dwt freighter Nordic Chantal allided with the lock on the Kiel Canal at Brunsbuettel, Germany. The freighter suffered significant damage along with the lock gate. The Nordic Chantal proceeded to berth to Brunsbuettel awaiting inspection. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. The Nordic Chantal was bound for Hallstavik from Antwerp before incident. The water police has launched an investigation into the incident.