On November 27, the 20 meter long passenger ferry Rypøy ran aground near Sandværodden, Norway. The catamaran had run onto a reef requiring all four passengers to be evacuated. The crew remained on board when a tug was able to refloat the Rypøy on the following high tide. The Rypøy was towed to Sandnessjøen to be inspected. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.