The 50 meter long, 663 gt ferry Gudvangen went aground near Krakhellesundet, Norway. The Gudvangen suffered damage to its bow section with a hole in the hull. Three crewmen were injured of the four on board at the time. The ferry was able to refloat itself later the same day. The Gudvangen was heading from Maloy with no passengers or cargo to Bergen for winter layup. Authorities state alcohol was not a factor in the incident. No pollution was released.