Investigation of marine accident at Hustadvika, Møre og Romsdal county


The Accident Investigation Board Norway has initiated an safety investigation after the incident with the cruise ship Viking Sky’s engine failure at Hustadvika Saturday 23 March 2019. The United States and the United Kingdom are participating in the investigation as substantially interested states.

Iterim report 13 November 2019.

The AIBN is issuing an interim report with a simplified narrative and initial findings from the incident. The report also include acktions taken by the company. Further, the AIBN support the Norwegian Maritime Administration's recommendations issued shortly after the incident.

The investigation will continue with analysis of the sequence of events and systematize and analyse factual information. Areas of further investigation are described in the interim report.

Latest update: 13.11.2019

Hustadvika, Fræna municipality, Møre og Romsdal
Occurrence date
Accident category
Technical failure
Norwegian Territorial Waters
IMO number
Name of vessel
Viking Sky
Accident type
Technical failure, propulsion or auxiliary engines
Vessel type
Passenger Ship - Ferry
The Norwegian International Ship Register
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