The 80 meter long self-propelled barge Angelus Dei became disabled on the Hunte near Oldenburg, Germany. The Angelus Dei had problems its rudder gear when a fire broke out in the engine room. The motor on the emergency rudder had caught fire from oil that escaped from the engine. The crew were able to extinguished the fire. The vessel returned to Oldenburg. No reports of injuries. The vessel’s bilge was polluted with an oil-water mixture. The water police detained the vessel until the pollution was removed.