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2 ferries collide in German port; no injuries

Officials say two ferries collided in a Baltic Sea port in Germany. No passengers or crew members have been injured.

Police officials in Travemuende said the 190-meter (625-foot) German ferry Nils Holgersson returning with 63 passengers aboard from Sweden crashed into another ship upon its arrival in the port Thursday.

They say it tore a whole into the side of the 171-meter (560-foot)Danish ferry Urd while it was being loaded, leading water to pour into the vessel, German news agency dapd reported.

Firefighters say the Danish ferry was sinking at the dock, coming to lie on its side, but no fuel was leaking.

Authorities had no immediate information on what caused the accident.