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.