The 89 meter long, 4500 dwt freighter Sagasbank allided with a pier on the Weser River at Brake, Germany. The Sagasbank was attempting to berth when the master of the vessel made a navigational error and struck the pier. The vessel’s hull suffered a small hole near a tank containing lubricating oil. The pier also suffered damage. No reports of injuries or pollution released into the water. The water police has launched an investigation into the incident. The Sagasbank was detained in Brake until it can make the necessary repairs.