The 135 meter long, 9200 dwt freighter Merweborg allided with the 154 meter long, 7261 dwt ro-ro freighter Caroline Russ while attempting to dock at Steubenhöft in Cuxhaven, Germany. As the Merweborg berthed, it’s bow struck the port side of the Caroline Russ along with the quay causing the concrete to break apart. Both vessels suffered significant damage with multiple hull punctures above the water line. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The water police has launched an investigation into the incident. The Merweborg had stopped in Cuxhaven to have a mechanic come on board as it was proceeding from Carteya Guadarranque to Sundsvall.