Viking Hlin accidents and incidents

Viking Hlin cruise ship


Length (LOA)
135 m / 443 ft

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  • ship collision - 2014 (with oil tanker Apollon in Berching / Main-Danube Canal)

24 July 2014Ship Collision / Allision

On July 24, 2014, the Viking longship Hlin collided with the oil tanker Apollon (built 2005) in Berching, on the Main-Danube Canal.

The riverboat was en-route from Nuremberg Germany to Budapest Hungary. The cargo ship was loaded with gasoline and navigating towards Nuremberg.

The collision occurred at ~10:40 pm, while the ship was on southbound cruise itinerary passing through Main-Danube Canal. The cruise ship hit the fast-moving vessel with its portside hull. Reportedly, after 2 days, the Captain was replaced with another Viking River Cruises officer.

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