The NSSR 14 meter long lifeboat Bill ran aground onto the rocks near Mandal, Norway. The NSSR lifeboat had struck the rocks damaging the hull on both sides. The vessel sustained water ingress and released some oil into the water. One crewman on board sustained minor injuries. Booms were placed around the lifeboat until a crane barge arrived and removed the Bill off the rocks.
The 19 meter long fishing vessel Rosenvoll caught fire near the port of Mandal, Norway. The fire started in the vessel’s engine room disabling the Rosenvoll. The crew requested assistance with the NSSR rescue vessel Ægir responding. The Ægir towed the Rosenvoll back to Mandal. No reports of injuries.