The 123 meter long passenger ferry Nordnorge ran aground off Skjervøy, Norway. The Nordnorge had departed from Skjervøy when it struck bottom. The ferry returned back to port where the vessel was inspected by divers for hull damage. Divers found the vessel sustained damage to its starboard forepeak. The 203 passengers were uninjured and disembarked off the Nordnorge. No reports of pollution released.