Festos Palace ferry accidents and incidents

Festos Palace ferry cruise ship


Length (LOA)
214 m / 702 ft

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  • pier collision/allision - 2013 (Heraklion, Crete Greece)

03 April 2013Ship Collision / Allision

(pier collision) On April 3, 2013, the ship collided with the Heraklion ferry port's quay (dock). The collision was due to high winds and waves that pushed the vessel to the quay.

The ship required tugboat assistance in order to berth properly.

Note: Actually, this type of marine accident is called “allision” (striking a fixed object) as opposed to “collision” (striking another vessel).

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