The 110 meter long river passenger ship Regina Rheni allided with a 70 meter long moored barge on the River Main at Bamberg, Germany. The starboard bow of Regina Rheni scraped against the barge damaging both vessels. The Regina Rheni suffered a 8 meter long gash above the waterline while the barge suffered hull damage. No reports of injuries to the 61 passengers and 41 crew on board. Authorities allowed the Regina Rheni to proceed on to Würzburg, but a fine proceedings will be held against the master of the Regina Rheni. Reports state the damage was estimated to be around 100000 Euros.
On October 21, the 92 meter long, 5107 dwt cargo vessel Seminole allided with a berthed vessel on the Don River at Rostov-On-Don, Russia. The Seminole was entering the port from Samsun, Turkey being being assisted by a tug when it got to close to the moored vessels. The port side hull of the Seminole scraped against one of the berthed vessels. The Seminole’s hull was severely damage along with the superstructure being torn open. No reports of injuries.