On November 17, the 23 meter long high speed catamaran ferry Rygercruise became disabled on the Rødne Fjord, Norway. The Rygercruise was en route from Mostraumen to Bergen when a 100 meters of rope fouled one of the two propellers.
The vessel contacted authorities which dispatched the Coast Guard vessel Tyr to the scene. The Tyr took the Rygercruise under tow and proceeded to Bergen. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
On November 17, the 87 meter long, 2942 dwt cargo vessel Carina allided with the lock wall on the Kiel Canal at Brunsbüttel, Germany. Strong winds caused the vessel’s starboard bow to strike the lock while its stern hit the opposite wall. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The lock only sustained minor damage. The Carina was able to continue on its voyage to Moerdijk on the following day.