Ferry sidelined due to electricity trouble
The "Kvernes" had to be taken out of the Hundeidvika - Festøy service in the evening of Jan 22, 2016, due to engine trouble. The ferry returned on Jan 23 at 2.40 p.m. after the fault in the electrical system was found by an electrician.
Multiple assistance to blazing yacht
The "Kvernes" was among several vessels assisting a sailing yacht which was on fire in the Stor Fjord in the afternoonof Oct 12, 2015. The Skipper was saved and was taken care of by paramedics at Flisneset and transported to hospital. Around 3 p.m. the blazing yacht went down on a water depth around 130 to 140 meters. The fire department's boat "Parat III" and the well boat "Havørn" also assisted the boat which was hundred meters offFlisneset in Ålesund, providing some assistance to the fire department. The "Kvernes" came from Hundeidvika to see if the crew could help. Norwegian report with photos: http://www.smp.no/nyheter/2015/10/12/Brann-i-sm%C3%A5b%C3%A5t-i-Storfjorden-11673786.ece
Technical problem with bow door
On Apr 22, 2015, the "Kvernes" suffered technical problems, and cars had to back off the ferry at Festøy as the bow door did not open properly. The ferry had to turn at Festøy and the cars had to leave in reverse.Larger vehicles could not be carried aboard the ship.Upload News