On January 9, the 11 meter long fishing vessel Peik ran aground near Slettnes Lighthouse in Finnmark, Norway. The Peik was crab fishing south of Sørøya when ran up on the rocks at Gamvik. A search and rescue operations was launched looking for the two crew on board the Peik. Authorities searching the area found a small amount of debris and recovered one of the deceased crew. The search continued through January 10 with helicopters and lifeboats looking for the missing crewman. Reports state the search was halted a few days later without finding the missing crew.
On July 1, the 130 meter long, 7843 dwt cargo vessel BBC Lisbon ran aground while in Tromsø, Norway. The BBC Lisbon had arrived from Poland and attempted to shift berths when it ran ashore. Tugs were able to refloat the cargo vessel a short time later. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Divers were requested to inspect the hull for damage.
The 59 meter long, 531 dwt fishing vessel Kokshaysk ran aground along the coast of Norway near Arnøya in Troms. Authorities were alerted and found the Kokshaysk nearly high and dry. An inspection found a small oil leak, but the trawler’s hull was in good shape and no water ingress was found. Attempts to refloat the Kokshaysk will be done on the next high tide. Authorities are still investigating why the trawler ran ashore. Reports state there was good visibility and nice weather at the time of the incident. One report suspects the night watch had fallen asleep at the helm. No reports of injuries to the 35 crew on board the trawler.