The 57 meter long fishing vessel Rostein became disabled in Andenes, Norway. The Rostein had its anchor and chain entangled in its rudder. The vessel requested assistance with a NSSR lifeboat responding. A diver was dispatched and was clear the rudder. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 105 meter long Coast Guard vessel Andenes went aground onto a reef near Rødbergsodden, Lenvik, Norway. The Norwegian vessel suffered hull damage with water ingress into the fresh water tank. No reports of injuries to the 67 people on board. The Andenes was able to pull herself free and proceeded at reduced speed under her own power. A rescue vessel and lifeboat was dispatched from Tromsø to escort the Andenes back to port. No reports of pollution released. There was a strong wind at the time, but there was no reports stating weather was a factor in the vessel’s grounding.
The 92 meter long Norwegian Coast Guard vessel Barentshav went aground in the Andfjord while inspecting navigation lights. The Barentshav was requested to check on a report of a strange light off Andenes and was proceeding back to port when it went aground. Other Coast Guard vessels were onsite and pulled the Barentshav free a few hours later. The Barentshav was then towed to safe waters where divers inspected the hull for damage. No reports of injuries or pollution being released.