The 108 meter long, 900 dwt passenger ferry Vesteralen allided with the pier at Bergen, Norway. The ferry was approaching the pier at high speed when the it lost power. Unable to slow down, the bow struck the quay resulting in an one meter gash in the hull. The gangway sustained damage releasing some 3,000 litres of hydraulic oil released into the sea. No reports of injuries to the 84 passengers and 41 crew on board. The local fire brigade deployed containment booms. Reports state visibility was poor due to the thick fog in the area.