The 34 meter long fishing vessel Skjongholm became disabled while berthed in Måløy, Norway. The propeller of the Skjongholm had run afoul of ropes requiring divers. The NSSR lifeboat arrived on scene with drivers and were able to remove the ropes by the following day. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 121 meter long container ship BF Fortaleza ran aground on the Skatestraumen near Måløy, Norway. The BF Fortaleza was en route to Rotterdam from Bergen when it ran aground onto the rocks. The boxship suffered hull damage amidship including water ingress. A NSSK lifeboat and tug was dispatched from Måløy along with a helicopter left from Florø, A dewatering pump was delivered to the BF Fortaleza. The boxship was later refloated the same day and taken under tow to Måløy. No reports of injuries or pollution released.
The 123 meter long, 8350 dwt container ship Celina went aground near Gang Island, Maloy, Norway. The Celina ran onto the rocks with water ingress into the engine room. The Rescue Service responded to the scene and found the vessel leaking oil. Booms were place around the vessel as there was still 270 tons of heavy oil and 70 tons of diesel fuel on board. Twelve of the 14 crew were evacuated while two men were left aboard to assist in salvage operations. A salvage contract was signed and two tugs are on scene. No reports of injuries. The Celina was en route from Olesund with 165 containers mostly of frozen fish and fertilizer.
- Ship runs aground in Norway, film of oil on water (seattletimes.nwsource.com)