The 84 meter long self-propelled barge Andamento allided with the Paddepoelster Bridge on the Van Starkenborgh Canal at Dorkwerd, Netherlands. The Andamento was en route to Brake from Lelystad when it approached the bridge. The master of the Andamento states the barge had a green light to proceed, but the barge struck the bridge was considerable force. The Paddepoelster Bridge partially collapsed with part of the bridge fallen into the waterway. Debris blocked the waterway suspending traffic. The Andamento sustained significant damage to its starboard bow. A nearby house next to the bridge also sustained damage. No reports of injuries.
The 85 meter long self-propelled barge Manuela caught fire while berthed on the New Maas in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The Manuela had arrived earlier that morning from a voyage from Moerdijk when a fire broke out in the engine room. The local fire brigade was alerted and quickly extinguished the blaze. No reports of injuries. Reports stated an oil pipe had burst causing the fire.