An employee of Torghatten Nord was taken to hospital by helicopter after having suffered a serious injury in a work accident on Oct 10, 2017 at 10.30 a.m. The accident happened aboard the "Malangen" at 09.30 a.m. A lifeboat used in an exercise came lose and dropped several meters. The man complained of back pain. The Labor Inspectorate and Norwegian Maritime Directorate were notified. The ferry was sidelined in Hansnes port for investigations, and one departure in the afternoon was cancelled, before the replacement ferry "Vensøy" (IMO: 9588782) was inserted on the route Hansnes - Karsøy - Vannøy.