MS Serenissima accidents and incidents

MS Serenissima cruise ship

Former names
Andrea, Harald Jarl

Length (LOA)
87 m / 285 ft

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CruiseMapper's MS Serenissima cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 118-passenger vessel owned by Noble Caledonia (Small Cruise Lines). Our MS Serenissima accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • aground - 2013 (Corran Ledge, Oban Harbour, Scotland)
  • ship seizure - 2019 (in Bergen Norway)

June 2019Other Incidents

On June 23, 2019, Norway's 5th largest newspaper Bergens Tidende reported that the Noble Caledonia-owned cruise vessel was seized in Port Bergen, Norway. In the evening of June 24, the ship was released and allowed to continue the voyage.

20 May 2013Ship Grounding

On May 20, 2013, in the evening, the chartered by Noble Caledonia river cruise ship ran aground on Corran Ledge (near Oban, Scotland). The accident happened upon entering in Oban Bay (from the north), and close to St Columba’s Cathedral.

Encountering the Isle of Mull ferry, the riverboat went the wrong way around the navigation buoy. All the 112 passengers and crew remained on the grounded ship. No injuries were reported.

Due to strong winds pushing the boat towards the shore, its initial attempt to refloat using its own power failed. The second (successful) attempt was during high tide when ~10:30 pm the ship was towed off.

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