October 30, 2013 Leave a Comment
The 57 meter long, 261 dwt ro-ro passenger 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.