The 70 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Ølen became disabled while en route to Folkestad from Volda. The ferry had suffered an electrical short in its steering causing the Ølen to go adrift. Another ferry was dispatched and took the Ølen under tow back to Volda. No reports of injuries, damage and pollution released.
The 70 meter long ro-ro passenger ferry Ølen allided with the quay in Årvika, Norway. The ferry was approaching the quay to quickly and wasn’t able to stop in time. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The Ølen sustained damage to its fenders and propeller. The ferry was pulled from service for repairs.