Ferry held in port for report of rape on board
The 'Europa Palace', which shuttles between Palermo and Cagliari. was sidelined in Palermo by the police for inspections on board after a woman reported being raped on board on March 12, 2023. inspections have been carried out by agents of the mobile squad of the police of the Palermo Police Headquarters, who questioned the personnel on board, but also by their scientific colleagues who carried out various inspections of the places indicated by the victim to collect artifacts and elements potentially useful for the investigation. The woman, who was one of the passengers on board the ferry, revealed that she had been raped by a person on board and was then accompanied to a Palermo city hospital to undergo the visits required by the protocol in case of abuse.
Passenger died on board
The Port Authority of Patras has been informed about the death of a 57-year-old passenger on board the "Europa Palace" while en route from the port of Ancona to the port of Patras, in the evening hours of Aug 14, 2022. He was given first aid by the ship's doctor with negative results. As the ship docked at the port of Patras in the afternoon, the man's body was picked up by an ambulance and transferred to the University General Hospital of Patras "Panagia i Voithia". The Central Port Authority of Patras, which was conducting a preliminary investigation, ordered an autopsy which was to be carried out at the Forensic Service of Patras.
First Engineer injured in Patras
The Port Authority of Patras was informed on May 19, 2022, at noon, by the shipping agency of the 'Europa Palace' about the injury of the 33-year-old First Engineer. The man was disembarked and transported by ambulance to the General Hospital of Patras. A preliminary investigation was carried out by the Central Port Authority of Patras. The ship left the port on May 20 at 2.35 a.m., headed to Ancona with an ETA as of May 21.Upload News