P&O UK's ship Ventura stuck in Southampton UK due to propeller issue

   October 19, 2022 ,   Accidents

A P&O UK ship was stuck in Southampton (England) after something got wedged in the vessel's propeller.

P&O Ventura was scheduled to leave for Amsterdam (Netherlands) from homeport Southampton at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, October 18th.

However, what was believed to be a cleaning device got stuck in the propeller.

Passengers were told to expect to set off at 7:30 pm.

At the time of the accident, Ventura was on a 4-day roundtrip from Southampton visiting only Amsterdam (Oct 19-20/overnight).

P&O Ventura cruise ship

The 2008-built MS Ventura is one of P&O's Grand-class liners, with sistership MS Azura.

The vessel (IMO number 9333175) is currently Bermuda-flagged (MMSI 310562000) and registered in Hamilton.

For more P&O Ventura incidents and accidents see the ship's CruiseMinus page.