The 164 meter long, 12562 dwt vehicle carrier Asian Breeze allided with the lock wall at Brunsbuettel, Germany. The vessel was leaving the lock into the Elbe when it struck the wall. No reports of injuries or pollution being released. A 3 meter section of the lock wall was damaged by the allision. The water police conducted an investigation and allowed the Asian Breeze to proceed to Cuxhaven. The vehicle carrier was en route to Cuxhaven from Paldiski.