The 15 meter long fishing vessel Ranita became disabled near Gåsøyane, Norway. The Ranita had suffered engine failure after a fault developed in the gearbox. The crew requested assistance with the NSSR lifeboat Knut Hoem responding. The lifeboat reached the scene just before the Ranita ran onto the rocks some 30 meters away. The lifeboat took the Ranita under tow and proceeded back to port. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.