Volcan de Tamasite ferry accidents and incidents

Volcan de Tamasite ferry cruise ship


Length (LOA)
143 m / 469 ft

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  • pier collision/allision - 2017 (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands)

21 April 2017Ship Collision / Allision

In the afternoon on April 21, 2017, while maneuvering to berth at Nelson Mandela Pier in homeport Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, due to a technical failure, the NAVIERA ARMAS Tamasite ship crashed into the dock.

At the time of the accident, the cruiseferry was carrying only 140 passengers. While no injuries were reported, the vessel sustained a lot of material damage (hull, broken furniture and equipment).

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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