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Passenger injured in fall
In the evening of Nov 8, 2019, a 56-year-old passenger aboard the 'Knossos Palace', while descending the stairs of deck 8 in the port of Heraklion, fell and was injured at the left shoulder. The victim was immediately taken by ambulance to the Venizelio Pananeio Hospital of Heraklion, and a preliminary investigation was being conducted by the relevant Port Authority.
Two of four engines damaged
On Aug 14, 2019, the Heraklion Port Authority was informed in the evening about a mechanical damage of two of the four main engines of the "Knossos Palace" 36 miles northwest of the port of Heraklion, without requesting assistance. The ship was operating a scheduled service from the ports of Piraeus and Milos to the port of Heraklion with 1343 passengers, 117 crew members, 336 vehicles, 41 trucks and 14 motorbikes on board. The "Knossos Palace" sailed to the port of Heraklion, where the passengers were safely disembarked. The ferry was subsequently banned from sailing until the damage was repaired and a certificate of seaworthiness issued by the monitoring classification society.
Medevac in Heraklion
In the evening hours of Dec 21, 2018, the Port Authority of Heraklion was informed by the captain of the "Knossos Palace", which had sailed from the port of Heraklion to Piraeus, that the ferry was returning to port in order to disembark a 44-year-old man who needed immediate hospital care. Upon arrival at the port of Heraklion, he was transferred onto an ambulance of the EKAB and taken to the University General Heraklion Hospital, while the ferry continued on its route.News schreiben