Silja Symphony ferry accidents and incidents

Silja Symphony ferry cruise ship


Length (LOA)
203 m / 666 ft

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CruiseMapper's Silja Symphony ferry cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 2852-passenger vessel owned by TALLINK-SILJA LINE (Ferries). Our Silja Symphony ferry accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

Here are also reported latest updates on cruise law news related to ashore and shipboard crimes still investigated by the police. Among those could be arrests, filed lawsuits against the shipowner / cruise line company, charges and fines, grievances, settled / withdrawn legal actions, lost cases, virus outbreaks, etc.

  • pier collision/allision - 2007 (Mariehamn, Aland Finland)
  • Norovirus (passengers/crew) - 2016 (total 208)

June 2016Cruise Illness / Virus Outbreaks

On June 7, 2016, the ship reported a Norovirus outbreak (gastrointestinal illness) with infected 208 passengers and crew. All sick suffered from Norovirus symptoms (headache, stomach cramps, predominantly vomiting and diarrhea) and were quarantined to their cabins. The first Norovirus cases were reported on May 26.

09 January 2007Ship Collision / Allision

On January 9, 2007, while maneuvering for docking in port Mariehamn (Aland, Finland), the ship collided with a boarding tube.

The accident resulted in ~EUR 0,6 million worth of damages.

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

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