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.
The 105 meter long self-propelled barge Panta Rhei 2 went aground on the Danube near Schnelldorf, Germany. The Panta Rhei 2 had struck a navigation buoy pulling the chain under the hull. The Panta Rhei 2 was able proceed at reduce speed with the chain stuck underneath. The vessel was en route to Regensburg from Passau.
The 80 meter long self-propelled barge Athos attempted to pass the Panta Rhei 2 when it grounded onto a gravel bank. The Athos was en route to Straubing from Passau loaded with 760 tons of corn. The grounding has blocked traffic until it can be refloated. No reports of injuries or pollution released.