The 87 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Ullensvang allided with the quay at Hareid, Norway. There was no injuries, but the ferry’s trapdoor became stuck. An excavator was used to pry the trapdoor open again to allow vehicles to disembark. Reports state the Ullensvang was undamaged and continued on its scheduled voyage.
The 24 meter long high speed ferry Tidevind allided with the pier at Hareid, Norway. The Tidevind was approaching the dock when it made a hard landing striking the starboard bow against the quay. Two crew and one passenger suffered minor injuries and taken to hospital. The Tidevind suffered damage to its bow and was taken out of service. No reports of pollution being released. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.