Update 2022-08-29 (2): As the ferry is drifting off the coast in strong winds, 70 people of the total of 241 passengers are to be evacuated by helicopter initially. There is a small risk that the ferry will run aground before the tug reaches the ferry.
Update 2022-08-29 (1): According to media reports, the fire on the ferry near the island of Gotska Sandön was extinguished. There are no reports of injuries. The ferry is now to be brought to Nynäshamn by a tugboat.