The 86 meter long self-propelled barge Saga went aground on the Danube River near Deggendorf, Germany. The Saga was driven onto a gravel bar when the master made a navigational error and steered the vessel out of the fairway. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Saga grounded caused traffic on the Danube to be halted until it can be refloated. A tow boat was requested and reports state the vessel will be refloated the next day. The Saga was en route to Straubing from Passau with 920 tons of corn.