The 129 meter long dredger Alexander V Humboldt allided with a quay along the Elbe near the Köhlbrand, Germany. The dredge was heading downstream when it suffered engine failure. The Alexander V Humboldt drifted until it struck the quay. Both the vessel’s bow and the quay sustained damage. The dredge was later escorted to Kronprinzen. Reports state the water police has launched an investigation into the incident. No reports of injuries or pollution released.