The 179 meter long, 18855 dwt freighter Transwood went aground on the Kiel Canal near Rendsburg, Germany. The vessel was proceeding westbound when it grounded on to an embankment. A tug was requested and was able to refloat the Transwood later the same day. The vessels proceeded to Brunsbüttel where it was inspected. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. Reports state the grounding was due to a navigation mistake caused by limited visibility at the time.