The 203 meter long, 5990 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Stena Superfast VIII went adrift while in the port of Belfast, Northern Ireland. The vessel had drifted from its berth with 18 passengers and 55 crew when the area was struck by a severe Atlantic storm from the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo. Tugs were dispatched and were able to maneuver the ferry back to its berth. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
- Stena Line ferry adrift in Belfast Lough with 18 passengers on board (belfasttelegraph.co.uk)