Caledonian Sky accidents and incidents

Caledonian Sky cruise ship
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Former names
Hebridean Spirit, Renaissance VI (Renaissance Cruises)

Length (LOA)
90 m / 295 ft

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CruiseMapper's Caledonian Sky cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 114-passenger vessel owned by Noble Caledonia (Small Cruise Lines). Our Caledonian Sky accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • ship grounding – 2017 (Raja Ampat, Indonesia)
DateAccident
  04 March 2017Ship Grounding

On March 4, 2017, the cruise ship run aground (made contact with the sea bed) in Raja Ampat, Indonesia. The accident seriously affected a coral reef, causing significant damage. Around 13,270 m2 (143,000 ft2)  of the reef was destroyed.

The vessel required tugboat assistance. The grounding occurred during low-tide. The cruise company was fined Rp 6 trillion (Indonesian rupiah), which was around USD 450 million. The payment responsibility was passed to cruise ship's insurer Spica Insurance Inc, which started negotiations with the Indonesian Government.

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