Silja Serenade ferry accidents and incidents

Silja Serenade ferry cruise ship
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Cabins
986

Length (LOA)
203 m / 666 ft

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CruiseMapper's Silja Serenade ferry cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 2852-passenger vessel owned by TALLINK-SILJA (Ferries). Our Silja Serenade 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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  • deaths – overboard (2017)
DateAccident
  13 November 2017Crew / Passenger Deaths

(overboard) On November 13, 2017, a 21-year-old male passenger was reported jumped overboard from Deck 12 (height 30 m / 100 ft to sealevel). The young man (Portuguese student) allegedly jumped off the ship after a disagreement with other passengers at Atlantic Palace (disco nightclub).

The Finnish Border Guard conducted a search and rescue operation dispatching vessels from Turku Finland. In the search for the missing passenger also participated 3 passenger ships, 1 rescue helicopter (dispatched from Sweden) and Finnish Navy patrol boats dispatched from Aland (Kokar Island and Mariehamn).

The incident happened at ~2 am. The water temperature in the Baltic Sea was reportedly around 10 Celsius (50 Fahrenheit). The search was canceled at ~5:45 am. The body was never found.

  09 March 2007Ship Collision / Allision

On March 9, 2007, was reported a near collision incident caused by power failure on a Swedish cargo ship en-route to Stockholm. The ferry's Navigation Bridge team reacted fast and prevented the collision. Reportedly, the distance between both vessels was 60-200 m (200-650 ft). Radio contact was established after the incident.

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