The 57 meter long, 261 dwt ro-ropassenger ferry Alsten allided with a fender at the pier at Søvik, Norway. The ferry was on its regular service when it struck the fender wall. One passenger suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital and released a short time later. The Alsten was pulled out of service. Authorities state the crew and vessel was in order and that the incident was accidental.
The 48 meter long ro-roferry Bogøy allided with the quay at Søvik, Norway. The ferry suffered some minor damage to the bow along with several vehicles on board. No passengers were injured. The ferry had to turn around and vehicles backed off in reverse from the stern gate. The Bogøy was pulled out of service and proceeded to Sandnessjøen for inspection. No reports of pollution being released.
The 57 meter long, 261 dwt ro-ro ferry Alsten allided with the quay at Søvik, Norway. The Alsten was approaching the dock when strong winds pushed it against the quay. All 18 passengers on board were unharmed, but the ferry suffered some damage to it’s hull. The Alsten was unable to maneuver and required two tugs to be berthed. The ferry was pulled from service for repairs.