Work accident in Chania
On Feb 16, 2019, at midday, a 26-year-old engineer of the "BLue Galaxy" was injured during works at the engine room of the ship, at the right lower limb. He was taken to the General Prefectural Hospital of Chania for first aid. A preliminary inspection was carried out by the Central Port Authority of Chania.
Medevac in Piraeus
In the early hours of Dec 15, 2018, the Piraeus Port Authority was informed that during the sailing of the "Blue Galaxy" from Chania to Piraeus, a 17-year-old passenger was injured inside his cabin. First aid was provided by a doctor on the ship. After the arrival at the port of Piraeus, the man was transported to the General Hospital of Attica.
Collision in Piraeus
The ferry "Blue Horizon" was in collision with the "Blue Galaxy" at the port of Piraeus in the night of Sep 24, 2018, during the departure. The ferry with 493 passengers on board was destined for Heraklion, and the "Blue Galaxy" with 603 passengers was headed to Chania. The stern of the "Blue Horizon" touched the starboard side of the "Blue Galaxy"'s bow and created a small dent. The "Blue Horizon" suffered superficial damage to the port side of the aft. Both ships were detained until they were inspected by the attending classification society and received a certificate of airworthiness within about one hour. The "Blue Galaxy" left the port of Piraeus at 10.30 p.m. bound to Souda, the "Blue Horizon" sailed at 10.40 p.m. and berthed in Heraklion on Sep 25 at 8 a.m.Upload News