Medevac in Corfu
The Corfu Port Authority was informed in the morning of Oct 11, 2019, by the captain of the 'Cruise Europa' about an incident with a 78-year-old passenger. The vessel was underway from Igoumenitsa to Ancona but returned to the port of Corfu, where the man was dropped off and transported by ambulance to the Corfu General Hospital, where he was hospitalized.
Allision in Igoumenitsa
In the port of Igoumenitsa, the "Cruise Ausonia" allided with the quay on Nov 29, 2018, at 08.25 a.m. during mooring operations. the ship suffered a breach one meter above the water line at the starboard side stern. The ferry, operating its scheduled route from Ancona, was bound to Patras with an intermediate port in Igoumenitsa. She was carrying 236 passengers, who disembarked safely. No injuries and no marine pollution were reported. The Central Port Authority of Igoumenitsa, which carries out the preliminary investigation, detained the ship until repairs of the damage and the submission of a certificate of seaworthiness by the relevant classification society. The ferry left Patras again on Nov 30 at 5.15 p.m. Greek report with video: https://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/1418986/igoumenitsa-elafra-proskrousi-tou-cruise-europa-ston-problita
Fire in galley quickly contained
The "Cruise Europe" suffered a fire in the galley in the morning of Dec 20, 2015. The ship with 781 passengers on board was en route from Ancona to Igoumenitsa – Patras, . The sprinkling fire suppresision system was activated and fire quickly extinguished. The call at Igoumenitsa was delayed until the vessel was surveyed. On Dec 21 at 3 a.m. the cruise ship was en route from Igoumenitsa to Ancona.Upload News