The 730 dwt freighter Johanna K. allided with the Berbice River Bridge near East Berbice-Corentyne, Guyana. The small coastal freighter was proceeding up the river when the master fell asleep at the wheel. The vessel ran up onto one of the bridge’s pontoons. Tugs were requested and were able to pull off the Johanna K. off the pontoon. River and bridge traffic was halted while the vessel remained grounded. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. The Johnanna K. was carrying a cargo of sugar from Blairmont at the time of the incident.