The 160 meter long self-propelled barge Trias Obelix ran aground on the Waal River near Nijmegen, Netherlands. The Trias Obelix had struck bottom to the low water level of the river. When the vessel attempted to free itself, the river current pulled the barge perpendicular to the river. The crew was able to drop anchor and turn the vessel around . No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.