The 108 meter long, 6175 dwt tanker Coral Lophelia collided with the 90 meter long, 4516 dwt cargo vessel Karmel in the Brunsbuettel lock, Kiel Canal, Germany. Both vessels were proceeding towards Kiel when they touched. Both vessels sustained only slight damage and were able to proceed under their own power. Authorities detained both vessels in Kiel for surveys. No reports of injuries or pollution released.