Blue Horizon ferry accidents and incidents

Blue Horizon ferry cruise ship
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Former names
Superferry Hellas, Varuna

Length (LOA)
187 m / 614 ft

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  • deaths - overboard (2018, Piraeus-Athens, Greece)
DateAccident
  23 May 2018Crew / Passenger Deaths

(overboard) In the evening on May 23, 2018, a 25 year-old male passenger went overboard while the ship was still docked in homeport Piraeus (Athens, Greece) and about to start a regularly scheduled crossing to Crete.

The incident was reported after the ferry left Piraeus, en-route to Heraklion (Crete Island), carrying a total of 255 passengers. Piraeus Port Authority and the Greek Coast Guard started a search and rescue operation for the missing man. The ship had to return back to port. The Coast Guard dispatched 5 patrol boats for the search, but failed to find the body.

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