Collision at Gornsdorf
The 86 meter long self-propelled barge Coburg collided with the 48 meter long passenger ship Renate in the Gordnsdorf Lock on the Main-Danube Canal at Kelheim, Germany. The Cobug, loaded with 940 tonnes of fertilizer, struck the stern of the Renate. One of the 291 passengers on board the Renate was injured and taken to hospital in Kelheim for treatment. The Renate suffered some damage to its stern and had several divers inspect the hull before it was allow to continue with its voyage. The Coburg had only slight damage and continued its voyage from Regensburg to Nuremberg. The water police has launched an investigation into the incident.