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Karin

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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.

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Karin

Karin

The  85 meter long self-propelled barge Karin went aground on the Main River near Bettingen, Germany.   The vessel swung around after striking a submerged wall and came to rest perpendicular to the river blocking river traffic.  The vessel requested assistance and a local tug responded.   After two failed attempts to refloat the Karin,  two work tugs were requested from Würzburg to refloat the Karin.   No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released.   The Karin was en route to Aschaffenburg from Hungaria with a cargo of 1000 tons of steel.

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