The 64 meter long ro-ro ferry Sykkylvsfjord allided with the pier at Liabygda, Norway. The ferry was approaching pier when it was unable to slow down before striking the ramp. No reports of injuries to the four crew or five passengers on board. The bow ramp was damaged after wedged under the pier. The cause of the incident was due to a failure with one of the ferry’s propellers. A tug was requested and was able to free the Sykkylvsfjord before proceeding to tow the ferry to a nearby repair yard. This was the second allision in the past two weeks for the vessel.
- Sykkylvsfjord (shipwrecklog.com)