Cruise Ausonia ferry accidents and incidents

Cruise Ausonia ferry cruise ship

Former names
Superfast XII

Length (LOA)
200 m / 656 ft

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  • fire - 2018

27 October 2018Fire Accident

On October 27, 2018, at ~3 am, the ship suffered an engine room fire accident near Ustica island, en-route from Palermo (Sicily) to Livorno. The ship was carrying a total of 262 passengers and 85 crew, plus wheeled freight (cars, campers, trailers, motorbikes). The fire left the cruise ferry with 3 operational diesel engines (out of 4). At reduced speed (down to 11 kph / 7 mph) it returned back to Palermo for repairs.

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