The 164 meter long, 19536 dwt tanker Straum suffered a fire in its engine room near Aukra, Norway. The Straum was en route to Julsundet from Hustad Marmor when the fire started. The crew was able to contain the blaze, but the fire damaged the engines leaving the tanker without power. Rescue boats responded to the scene until a tug could take the Straum under tow. Later the same day, a tug took the tanker under tow and proceeded to Molegard. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.