The 84 meter long, 575 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Hjelmeland allided with the dock at Hjelmeland, Norway. The ferry had failed to slow down when it struck the ferry dock. No reports of injuries. The pier sustained signficant damage and the vehicles on board could not be unloaded. The ferry proceeded to Nesvik where the vehicles were taken off. A speed ferry was brought in to replace the Hjelmeland.