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Russia-Operated Ferry Runs Aground Near Stockholm

By ,   November 8, 2019 ,   Accidents

The Princess Anastasia ferry (operated by MOBY LINES) ran aground on Wednesday, November 6, off the coast of Sweden near Stockholm.

The Swedish Coast Guard Service received the signal at about 6 pm. There were more than a thousand people onboard. No injuries have been reported. A tugboat was dispatched to assist the cruise ship, while rescuers were working at the site.

Princess Anastasia ferry

The engines of the vessel had apparently stopped due to a power outage. The cruiseferry carrying 1065 passengers was towed back to Port Stockholm for hull inspections. Princess Anastasia was en-route to Helsinki and Saint Petersburg.

For other Princess Anastasia accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.