The 104 meter long, 4244 dwt cargo vessel Papenburg allided with the lock in the Kiel Canal at Kiel, Germany. The Papenburg was en route to Rostock from Papenburg when it veered off course while entering the lock and struck the lock wall. The cargo vessel sustained only slight damage. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The vessel was allowed to continue on its voyage later the same day.
The 104 meter long heavy lift carrier Papenburg became disabled on the Ems River. The Papenburg had suffered engine failure while en route to Papenburg from Rostock. The vessel was able to make an emergency anchoring to avoid going aground. Two tugs were dispatched and towed the Papenburg to Emden. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 82 meter long, 1900 dwt freighter FB Glory allided with a moored barge at Papenburg, Germany. The FB Glory was departing from Papenburg when it suffered engine failure while moving astern. The freighter drifted into it struck a barge moored alongside the quay. Both vessels suffered only slight damage. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The water police launched an investigation into the incident. The FB Glory was allowed to proceed on its voyage to Cuxhaven.