The 86 meter long self-propelled barge Bon Voyage caught fire on the Main-Donau Canal near Riedenburg, Germany. The Bon Voyage was headed to Riedenburg from Ludwigshafen with 1100 tons of fertilizers when smoke appeared from the bow. An electrical short had started a blaze in the bow thrusters engine room. The two crew on board attempted to extinguish the fire, but were unable to stop it due to the dense smoke. Local fire brigades from Riedenburg and surrounding area were requested and arrived on scene a short time later. They were able to extinguish the blaze and ventilate the compartment. No reports of injuries. The water police detained the Bon Voyage while it investigated the incident.