On October 7, the 87 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Ullensvang allided with the pier at Sulesund, Norway. The ferry had suffered a failure of one its propellers when it slammed into the pier. The ferry hit with enough force to cause vehicles to crash into each other and throw passengers off their feet. Reports state there were no serious injuries. The Ullensvang suffered damage to its bow gate and was removed from service for repairs. No pollution was released.