Stena Europe ferry accidents and incidents

Stena Europe ferry cruise ship
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Former names
MS Kronprinsessan Victoria, MS Stena Saga, MS Lion Europe

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CruiseMapper's Stena Europe ferry cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 1386-passenger vessel owned by STENA LINE (Ferries). Our Stena Europe 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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  • propulsion/power loss - 2003
  • ship collision - 2012 (Rosslare-Europort, Ireland, with Oscar Wilde ferry)
DateAccident
  26 October 2012Ship Collision / Allision

On October 26, 2012, in the evening, during docking in Rosslare Europort (Ireland), the ship collided with the Oscar Wilde ferry (operated by IRISH FERRIES). Stena ship's crew and passengers were safe, but the return crossing was cancelled. The ship Oscar Wilde sustained only minor damages and departed at 11 pm.

  January 2003Propulsion / Power Loss

In January 2003, the ship lost power while navigating close to Tuskar Rock, off Ireland's coast. The vessel was disabled and drifting for ~3 hours in heavy winds (speeds up to 85 kph / 50 mph). Five helicopters were ready to be deployed for the evacuation of all the 155 passengers and 65 crew. However, the rescue operation was aborted as the ship's engineering crew managed to restore power.

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