Leif Ericson ferry accidents and incidents

Leif Ericson ferry cruise ship

Former names
Stena Challenger

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  • pier collision/allision - 2006 Port aux Basques, NF Canada)
  • aground - 1995 (Port Calais, France)

26 October 2006Ship Collision / Allision

(pier collision) On October 26, 2006, the ship lost power and after drifting for a while collided with the concrete dock at Port aux Basques (Newfoundland Canada).

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

19 September 1995Ship Grounding

On September 19, 1995, the ship ran aground on Bleriot Plage while maneuvering to enter Port Calais (France).

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