On May 2, the 188 meter long, 7885 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Finnfellow allided with a quay at Långnäs, Åland Islands. The Finnfellow damaged a fender which broke off and sank in the harbour. No reports of injuries or pollution released from the ferry. The port of Långnäs was closed to traffic for several hours until the fender could be pulled out of the sea.
The 188 meter long, 7885 dwt ro-ro ferry Finnfellow caught fire near Naantali, Finland. The fire started when an air-conditioning system had overheated. The crew was to extinguish the blaze and later ventilated the ferry’s decks. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Finnfellow was able to depart Naantali a few hours later bound for Kapellskärts.