On October 29, the 153 meter long, 14359 dwt cargo vessel Ocean Freedom allided with a moored barge in the inner harbor at Corpus Christi, Texas. The Ocean Freedom, loaded with steel from Colon, struck directly into the empty barge damaging the bow of the cargo vessel. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The Coast Guard dispatched a response team to the scene along with inspectors and investigators. Authorities has launched an investigation into the incident.