Mechanical damage at Alexandroupolis
The 'Adamantios Korais' suffered a mechanical failure at the port of Alexandroupolis on Aug 12, 2020. The engine failure occurred just before the vessel's departure at 7 a.m. for the islands of Samothraki and Limnos. 597 passengers were stranded at the port. The crew members were trying to fix the problem.
Engine trouble off Alexandraoupolis
On July 26, 2020, at 4 p.m. the Central Port Authority of Alexandroupolis was informed by the Captain of the 'Adamantios Korais' about a damage to the three engines while the ship was sailing south of the port of Alexandroupolis. It operating the scheduled route from Samothrace to Alexandroupolis. Accompanied by two patrol boats and the 'North Star' the ship managed to reach the port of Alexandroupolis, where the 508 passengers were disembarked and the 68 vehicles unloaded. The ship was detained by the relevant Port Authority until repairs were completed and a certificate of seaworthiness by the attending classification society was presented. On July 28 at 10.15 p.m. the ferry berthed in Myrina.
Mechanical damage in Seriphos
The "Adamantios Korais" suffered a mechanical damage in the afternoon of Nov 13, 2018, on its scheduled route from Santorini at 7.45 a.m. to Ios, Sikinos, Folegandros, Kimolos, Milos, Sifnos Seriphos and subsequent destinations Kythnos with an arrival at Piraeus scheduled for 8.40 p.m. The ship entered Seriphos with the starboard side engine running, after the port side engine suffered a shutdown which was probably caused by a failure in the fuel supply. The ship, having sailed from Adamaas Milos at 12.50 a.m. with 178 passengers, remained in the port Serifos from 4.30 p.m. until 8 p.m. before getting the clearance to proceed to Piraeus where the ferry berthed at 12.45 a.m. In the morning of Nov 14 at 6.15 a.m. it resumed its schedule. Greek reports with photo and video: https://www.mileikanea.gr/news/cyclades-news/6357-demeno-serifo-logo-kakokairias-adamantios-korais https://www.thraki.com.gr/sti-serifo-apokleismeno-to-ploio-adamantios-korais-logo-ischyron-anemon-vinteo/Upload News