MS Prinzessin Isabella accidents and incidents

MS Prinzessin Isabella cruise ship

Former names
River Odyssey

Length (LOA)
126 m / 413 ft

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  • ship collision - 2019 (with a cargo ship near Tulcea, Romania / Danube Delta)

05 October 2019Ship 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.

Date / TimePort
28 Sep 15:30Departing from Passau, Germany
29 Sep 10:30 - 20:00Vienna, Austria
30 Sep 08:00 - 11:00Esztergom, Hungary
30 Sep 14:30 - 23:30Budapest, Hungary
01 OctDanube River
01 Oct 07:00 - 12:30Kalocsa, Hungary
02 Oct 07:00 - 23:00Belgrade, Serbia
03 OctIron Gate, Serbia-Romania
04 Oct 06:30 - 08:00Giurgiu, Romania
04 Oct 15:00 - 16:00Oltenita, Romania
05 Oct 08:00 - 12:00Tulcea, Romania
06 Oct 09:00 - 09:30Tutrakan, Bulgaria
06 Oct 13:30 - 17:30Ruse, Rousse-Russe, Bulgaria
07 OctDanube River
08 Oct 12:00 - 13:30Belgrade, Serbia
08 Oct 18:00 - 19:00Novi Sad, Serbia
09 OctDanube River
10 Oct 08:00 - 09:00Komarno, Slovakia
10 Oct 16:00 - 19:30Bratislava, Slovakia
11 Oct 09:00 - 09:30Krems an der Donau, Austria
11 Oct 13:00 - 14:00Melk, Austria
12 Oct 09:00Arriving in Passau, Germany

The riverboat was under charter by Phoenix Reisen and carrying a total of 165 passengers.

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