The 118 meter long, 7802 dwt cargo vessel Thorco Hilde became disabled while entering Holtenau Locks of the Kiel Canal. The Thorco Hilde was headed from Gdansk when it suffered engine failure entering the locks. The pilot alerted the lock personnel who were able secure the cargo vessel before it struck the lock gate. The crew was able to restart the engine and proceeded out the lock a short time later. Authorities detained the Thorco Hilde for a few hours while doing an investigation into the incident. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.