Euroferry Corfu accidents and incidents
CruiseMapper's Euroferry Corfu cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 744-passenger vessel owned by GRIMALDI LINES (Ferries). Our Euroferry Corfu accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.
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- near-collision - 2008 (with cargo ship in Aland, Finland)
- sea pollution - 2009 (Naantali, Finland)
The vessel was previously operated under the names Stena Seapacer II (1998-1999, owned by STENA LINE), Finneagle (1999-2017, owned by FINNLINES) and Euroferry Corfu (since October 2017, owned by Grimaldi Group).
|29 March 2009||Sea Pollution|
(MS Finneagle) On March 29, 2009, the ship was reported for water pollution after marine fuel oil was found in abundance in the harbor waters around the docked in Naantali vessel.
The following investigation showed that while en-route between Naantali and Aland, the ship lost approx 5 m3 MDO (Marine Diesel Oil). Rajavartiolaitos (Finnish Border Guard) fined the shipowner EUR 22,600. The oil spillage affected 4 local beaches, as well as some seabirds and marine animals.
|08 May 2008||Other Incidents|
(MS Finneagle) On May 8, 2008, the ship was involved in a near-collision incident in Lemland (Aland, Finland). At ~3 am, a Dutch cargo ship failed to comply with the marine area's navigation routes and was on collision course with the passenger vessel. Fortunately, the ferry managed to avoid it by performing a sharp turn to starboard. No injuries were reported.
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