The 110 meter long self-propelled barge Euroshipping One and the 176 meter long self-propelled barge Panta Rhei 2 ran aground on the Danube near Irlbach, Germany. Both barges were proceeding from Linz bound for Regensburg each with a cargo of sand. When off Irlbach, the barges got stuck on a gravel bar.
The Panta Rhei 2 was unable to free itself and will require lightered and a rise of the water level to be released. Authorities state that low water level on the river was a leading cause for the grounding. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
On September 26, the ro-ro passenger and cargo ferry Sabuk Nusantara 35 ran aground off Singkil, Sumatra, Indonesia. The Sabuk Nusantara 35 had departed from Singkil bound for Banjak Islands when it suffered engine failure. Without power the Sabuk Nusantara 35 drifted off course and stranded just 200 meters off the shoreline. No reports of injuries to the 12 passengers and 20 crew on board. Passengers were later evacuated back to the port.
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.