MS Carmen accidents and incidents

MS Carmen cruise ship

Former names
MS Bellefleur, MS Viking Europe

Length (LOA)
115 m / 377 ft

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CruiseMapper's MS Carmen cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 136-passenger vessel owned by Saga River Cruises (Saga Cruises). Our MS Carmen accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • collision/allision - 2004 (bridge crash, Vienna Austria / Danube River)

The riverboat was previously operated under the names "MS Viking Europe" (by Viking Cruises) and "MS Bellefleur (by CMV / Cruise and Maritime Voyages).

10 June 2004Ship Collision / Allision

(MS Viking Europe / bridge crash) On June 10, 2004, the operated by Viking River Cruises ship hit a bridge in Vienna Austria,

Of all the 135 passengers and 39 crew, 19 people sustained minor Injuries (mainly bruises and scrapes). The ship was navigating on Danube River, and after the collision remained operational. The bridge sustained only slight damage.

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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