Propulsion loss in Mediterranean Sea
On March 9, 2022, the 'Elisabeth Russ' notified the Gabinete de Investigação de Acidentes Marítimos e da Autoridade para a Meteorologia Aeronáutica (GAMA) in Lisbon of a propulsion loss and temporary drift en route from Palermo to Genova. The ship berthed in Genova on March 10 at 7 a.m. and left the port again on March 12 at 8.35 p.m., headed to Valletta with an ETA as of March 14. The GAMA has started the procedures for collecting evidence for analysis and has notified the European Commission through the EMCIP platform. No injuries or pollution resulted from the incident.
Stena Line announces a new ferry route on the Baltic Sea
The demand for freight capacity in the Baltic Sea has been growing steadily over the last number of years and Stena Line is supporting this growth through investing in a new route from Poland to Sweden, Gdynia-Nynäshamn, which will commence operations from October 16th 2017 with six trips a week, the company said in its press release. Stena Line has been operating the route from Gdynia to Karlskrona for over 20 years. The new route will operate its first sailing on the 16th October and will be operated by the chartered RoRo vessel Elisabeth Russ which is a freight only ferry carrying a mix of, trucks with drivers, trailers and containers. The ship will operate 3 round trips from Gdynia and Nynäshamn with a sailing time of 18 hours.Upload News