ms Europa accidents and incidents

ms Europa cruise ship


Length (LOA)
198 m / 650 ft

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CruiseMapper's ms Europa cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 408-passenger vessel owned by Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. Our ms Europa 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could be arrests, filed lawsuits against the shipowner / cruise line company, charges and fines, grievances, settled / withdrawn legal actions, lost cases, virus outbreaks, etc.

  • propulsion/power loss – 2010
  • sea pollution - 2008 (Helsinki, Finland)
  04 March 2010Propulsion / Power Loss

On March 4, 2010, due to engine problems (1 of all 4 diesel engines malfunctioned), 3 itinerary segments (part of the "Hapag Lloyd World Cruise 2010) were canceled.

The ship continued from Nice (France) directly to Singapore, where the defective engine was replaced. The revised 17-day itinerary (May 4-21) had no call ports along the route. As compensation, all passengers received EUR 7990 pp, plus airfares for the flight from Europe to Asia (Frankfurt-Singapore). The voyage was available for booking with all-inclusive deals and on balcony staterooms only (no single cabin rates).


  07 September 2008Sea Pollution

On September 7, 2008, the ship was reported for water pollution at Katajanokka terminal (Helsinki, Finland). The accident happened when a bilge water channeling hose (connecting to a waste tank) broke loose from the berthed liner.

As a result, around 60 liters/ 16 gallons of high-pressure waste oil gushed from the hose, causing an oil spill. Due to clean-up works, the departure for St Petersburg (Russia) was delayed by ~30 min.

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