The 123 meter long, 1104 dwt ro-ro passenger shipNordkapp allided with the dock at Hammerfest, Norway. The vessel had made a hard landing with the aft hull was dented, but there was no punctures. No reports of injuries to passengers or crew. The vessel was detained until repairs could be completed. The Nordkapp was able to proceed under its own power to Kirkenes.
The 13 meter long tugboat Birk caught fire off Hammerfest, Norway. The fire started in the tug’s engine room disabling the vessel. The two crew on board requested assistance. Another tug arrived on scene and towed the Birk to shore where the local fire brigade assisted to extinguish the blaze. No reports of injures or pollution released.
The 88 meter long, 4161 dwt freighter Lady Irina sailing off the coast of Rolvsøya, Norway contacted authorities that it detected an increase temperature in the hold carrying a cargo of wood chips. The Lady Irina was directed to Hammerfest where it was met by the local fire departments. The fire department worked on board for several hours. No reports of injuries. No details reported to damage or the problems on board the vessel.