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Engine trouble off Thira
In the early afternoon of Aug 13, 2018, the Port Authority of Thira was informed by the captain of the "Sea Jet 2" that while approaching the port of Thira, operating on its scheduled route from Piraeus to Sifnos, Milos, Folegandros, Thira, Katapola, Koufonissi, Naxos and Mykonos, there was a high temperature measured in one of the main engines at port side. The ship safely berthed in port where it was inspected by officers of the Port of Thera. A high temperature of cooling water was found at the cylinder of the inner main engine. The departure of the ship was initially forbidden, and after the submission of a confirmation of class maintenance by the attending classification society, the ferry left port again with 203 passengers on board at 5 p.m., bound to Folegandros.
Floating object damaged water jet
The 'Sea Jet 2' arrived with a delay of one hour at the port of Piraeus on July 11, 2018, coming from Serifos with 301 passengers and a crew of 11 on board. An object floating on the water south of Serifos had got into one of the four water jets at starboard side, resulting in the ship being forced to continue its journey at a reduced speed of about 27 knots instead of its service speed of 36 knots. It arrived in port at 3.40 p.m. instead of 2.30 p.m. as scheduled. The afternoon sailing from Piraeus at 4.15 p.m. Serifos - Sifnos - Milos - Folegandros - Thira - Ios was served as scheduled by another ferry of the company, the 'Paros Jet' (IMO: 9125255). By June 12 the 'Sea Jet 2' remained berthed in Piraeus Port.
Allision in Sifnos
On Sep 6, 2017, at 10 a.m. the "Sea Jet 2" , coming from Seriphos, allided with the breakwater of the port of Sifnos. Four people have been injured. The ship hit the jetty during the mooring manoever under unknown conditions and has suffered damage at the port side bow. The 194 passengers were safely disembarked at the port, except for the injured, although their injuries were slight. One was transferred by boat to Piraeus for further examinations in Athens hospital for further medical check-ups. At the time of the accident, the winds in the area were northwest with 4-5 Beaufort. The ship was detained until it has been inspected and the size of the damage determined. It left the port of Piraeus after repairs on Sep 11 at 6 a.m. and resumed its schedule. The ship was operating the route Piraeus-Serifos-Sifnos-Milos-Folegandros-Santorini-Koufonissi-Naxos-Mykonos-Santorini-Folegandros-Milos-Sifnos-Serifos-Piraeus. She was replaced by the "Paros Jet" on the route Piraeus-Serifos-Sifnos-Milos-Folegandros-Santorini-Ios route. Passengers of the "Paros Jet" on the Rafina line will be serviced by the speedboat "Tera Jet". Greek report with photos: http://www.newsit.gr/topikes-eidhseis/ektos-dromologion-seajet-2-meta-tin-proskrousi-sto-limani-tis-sifnou-eikones-ntokoumento-pics/2208013/News schreiben