5 April: Ålesund, Norway

A yacht transport ship began listing and called for help 60 nautical miles west of Ålesund, Norway. The cargo ship was reported to be the MV Eemslift Hendrika belonging to Starclass Yacht Transport. The company offers yacht transport between Norway and Turkey. The Norwegian Joint Rescue Coordination Center received a distress signal from the vessel, which said they had 12 crew members on board. Three helicopters and two vessels were sent to assist and all crewmembers were rescued. The ship is abandoned and listing approximately 30 degrees.