MS Viking Sun accidents and incidents

MS Viking Sun cruise ship
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Cabins
99

Length (LOA)
133 m / 436 ft

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CruiseMapper's MS Viking Sun cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 198-passenger vessel owned by Viking Cruises. Our MS Viking Sun accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • pier collision - 2013 (Strasbourg, France)
DateAccident
  02 October 2013Ship Collision / Allision

(pier collision) On October 2, 2013, the Viking riverboat Sun sustauned serious damages in a pier collision accident. The ship struck a dock station near Strasbourg, France.

The collusion resulted in a 3 m / 10 ft long tear in the hull. Passengers were offered the options of full refund and return home or future Viking river cruise credit and continue on a modified bus travel itinerary. Most of them chose the latter, continuing on their Viking vacation.

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

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