Engine failure off Thessaloniki
The "Pelagitis" suffered a damage to its starboard side main engine in the evening of Feb 10, 2019, while leaving the port of Thessaloniki on its scheduled route to Lemnos, Mytilene, Chios, and Piraeus. The Port Authority of Thessaloniki was informed by the captain about the damage. The ship was carrying eight truck drivers, 70 trucks and nine vehicles. A patrol boat was deployed as well as the tugs "Megaloxari XII", "Liberty", "Stratos Z" and "Momentum G" which towed the ferry back to the port of Thessaloniki, where it was safely berthed. The Port Authority of Thessaloniki was conducting the preliminary investigation and the ship was detained until the damage was rectified and the a confirmation of class maintenance submitted by the relevant classification society. The ferry left the port again after repairs on Feb 12 at 7.25 p.m. and next headed to Mytilene where it arrived on Feb 13 at 2 p.m., returning to its schedule.
Ferry suffered engine damage
The Central Port Authority of Piraeus detained the "Pelagitis" on June 18, 2018, after it had suffered damage to the port side main engine enroute from the port of Drapetsona to Mykonos with three passengers, 23 private cars and 109 vehicles on board. The ferry returned to the port of Drapetsona and was forbidden to leave until the confirmation of seaworthiness and a class maintenance by the attending classification society. The ship sailed from Piraeus again on June 27, bound to Rodes.Upload News