MS Prinzessin Isabella accidents and incidents
126 m / 413 ft
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- ship collision - 2019 (with a cargo ship near Tulcea, Romania / Danube Delta)
|05 October 2019||Ship Collision / Allision|
On October 5, 2019, while navigating in the Danube Delta waters (near Tulcea, Romania), the riverboat collided with a cargo ship at ~5 am. The 96-m long cargo carrier was en-route from the Black Sea (Izmail Ukraine) to Galati (Romania) and navigating upstream. The cruise vessel was en-route to Tulcea and navigating downstream.
The collision accident resulted in 2 injured cruise passengers (suffering only minor injuries) while the boat itself sustained serious superstructure damages (8 cabins midship-starboard on Deck 3 were destroyed). The 2005-built general cargo ship (BLUE STAR I, IMO 9375159) sustained only minor hull damages (scratches). The vessel was managed by the Ukrainian company Fetida Maritime Ltd.
The accident occurred during the 14-day Danube Cruise (itinerary Sept 28 - Oct 12) roundtrip from homeport Passau.
The riverboat was under charter by Phoenix Reisen and carrying a total of 165 passengers.
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