Stena Superfast VII ferry accidents and incidents

Stena Superfast VII ferry cruise ship

Former names
Superfast VII

Length (LOA)
204 m / 669 ft

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CruiseMapper's Stena Superfast VII ferry cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 1200-passenger vessel owned by STENA LINE (Ferries). Our Stena Superfast VII 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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  • aground - 2004 (Hanko, Finland)
  • near-miss - 2018
  06 November 2018Other Incidents

On November 6, 2018, the cruise ferry came into close proximity with (an unidentified) Royal Navy nuclear-powered submarine. The near-miss occurred during the scheduled 150-min crossing between Belfast (Ireland) and Cairnryan (Scotland). The submarine was submerged at the time, with its periscope visible above the water.

The incident was made public in mid-January 2019 after British maritime authorities launched an investigation. STEN LINE's official statement included that "at no stage were the vessel, passengers or crew in any danger”.

  12 November 2004Ship Grounding

On November 12, 2004, in the evening, while entering Port Hanko (Finland), in heavy wind and assisted by 2 tugboats, the ship ran aground near the harbor's breakwater. The accident resulted in minor hull damage.

On November 14, the vessel arrived in Naantali (Finland) for repairs. It returned to service on November 27.

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