Passenger ship allided with barge in Bamberg, Germany

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The 110 meter long river passenger ship Regina Rheni allided with a 70 meter long moored barge on the River Main at Bamberg, Germany.

Passenger ship allided with barge in Bamberg, Germany

The starboard bow of Regina Rheni scraped against the barge damaging both vessels.

The Regina Rheni suffered a 8 meter long gash above the waterline while the barge suffered hull damage.

No reports of injuries to the 61 passengers and 41 crew on board. Authorities allowed the Regina Rheni to proceed on to Würzburg, but a fine proceedings will be held against the master of the Regina Rheni.

Reports state the damage was estimated to be around 100000 Euros.

Source: br.de