The 65 meter long ro-ro ferry Solnør allided with the pier at Rykkjem, Norway. The Solnør arrived in Rykkjem on its regular route between Kvanne to Rykkjem. As the ferry approached the pier, the vessel was unable to slow down. The Solnør crew attempted to avoid a collision, but the stern hit the pier. Passengers reported hearing a loud bang and a scraping sound afterwards before the Solnør headed out into the bay again. No reports of injuries or pollution released. Damage was found to be minimal. Divers inspected the vessel and the Solnør returned back to service. Reports state the cause of the allision was by a malfunction in one of the ferry’s propellers.