On June 23, the 183 meter long self-propelled container-barge Alorba allided with the bridge near Weil am Rhein, Germany. The Alorba was heading south from Basel with a cargo of containers when it approached the Palmrain Bridge. The crew attempted to lower the wheelhouse to safely pass under the bridge when there was a mechanical malfunction. The wheelhouse struck the bridge and severely damaged. The bridge was closed to traffic to be inspected for damage. No reports of injuries. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.