The 80 meter long self-propelled barge Regina allided with a bridge on the Hunte River at Elsfleth, Germany. The top of the vessel’s wheelhouse was torn off. The railway bridge was undamaged. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The water police detained the Regina until the vessel could be inspected. Authorities state the master of the Regina had misjudge the height underneath the bridge.
The 70 meter long tanker TTS 1 collided with the Velsen ferry on the North Sea Canal near Velsen, Netherlands. The TTS 1 suffered damage to its bow. The ferry had some damage, but was able to continue on to berth on the north side of the canal. Ferry passengers were able to safely disembark. No reports of injuries of either vessel. The local authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.