The great Northern Lock of Kiel Canal has been closed as a general cargo vessel allided with a gate today around noon, local time.
The cost of the damage has been estimated to nearly €100,000. There were no reports of injuries or pollution released. The repair works have already begun with water police on the site.
The great North Lock is expected to open on November 26.
Vectis Eagle (IMO number 9594286 and MMSI 235089915) was built in 2012 and is registered in the United Kingdom.