The 141 meter long self-propelled barge Dyna allided with a bridge on the Danube at Deggendorf, Germany. The Dyna had suffered engine failure and went adrift as it passed under the bridge. The strong currents caused the barge to strike the bridge and drift until it rested against a pylon. The crew was able to restart the engine, but was unable to free itself. A towing vessel was requested to pull the barge free. No reports of injuries. The bridge sustained damage, but did not suffered any structural damage. The Dyna was en route from Deggendorf to Regensburg.
The 85 meter long self-propelled barge Karin ran aground on the Danube near Deggendorf, Germany. The current pulled the Karin until it was perpendicular to the river blocking traffic. The barge was later refloated with the rising water level. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The Karin proceeded to Deggendorf where the vessel was to be inspected. The Karin was en route to Bulgaria from Amsterdam with 560 tons of fertilizer.
The 86 meter long self-propelled barge Rubiships VIII became disabled on the Danube near Deggendorf, Germany. The Rubiships VIII was en route to Deggendorf from Straubing when the vessel’s rudder broke. The crew was able to make an emergency anchoring. The Rubiships VIII was taken under tow to Deggendorf and will be later towed to Linz for repairs.