The 105 meter long self-propelled barge Grindelwald allided with a bridge over the Nederrijn near Leeuwen, Netherlands. The Grindelwald’s wheelhouse was completely smashed disabling the barge. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The barge Marla Duo Marla pulled alongside the disabled Grindelwald. No further details reported.
The 135 meter long self-propelled barge Aarburg allided with the 110 meter long self-propelled barge Formosa on the Rhine near St. Goard-Fellen, Germany. The Aarburg was proceeding downstream when it veered and struck the moored Formosa. The Aarburg continued until it ran aground by the stern along the shorline. The Formosa hull was punctured and the vessel suffered water ingress while the Aarburg sustained bow damage. No reports of injuries on either vessel. Reports stated the water police tested the crew and found the master of the Aarburg was intoxicated at the time of the incident. His license was revoked.