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Olympic Champion ferry accidents and incidents

CruiseMapper's Olympic Champion ferry cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 1833-passenger vessel owned by ANEK LINES (Ferries). Our Olympic Champion ferry accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • fire - 2019
DateAccident
  28 September 2019Fire Accident

In the morning on September 28, 2019, while en-route from Igoumenitsa (Greece) to Venice (Italy) and soon after leaving Igoumenitsa, the cruiseferry reported a Car Deck fire accident. It immediately turned back and redocked in Igoumenitsa where (at ~8:20 am) all the 538 passengers plus the 79 crew were evacuated.

The fire was quickly put out by the ship's automatic fire suppression system. Two passengers were hospitalized. No damages were reported to the 293 vehicles in the Car Deck. Olympic Champion was operating a regularly scheduled crossing from Patra to Venice via Igoumenitsa and Kerkyra (Corfu Island).

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