The 88 meter long, 3600 dwt freighter Wittenbergen and the 79 meter long, 2131 dwt freighter Helga collided in dense fog on the Weser River near Brake, Germany. The Wittenbergen struck the Helga causing minor damage to both vessels. No reports of injuries on either vessel. The Helga proceeded to Bremen where it berthed while the Wittenbergen proceeded to Brake. The water police launched an investigation into the incident. Initial reports stated the master of the Wittenbergen had misjudge the current which caused the freighter to veer into the Helga.