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Work accident in Matane
On June 15 around 10:15 a.m. emergency services intervened at the 'Saaremaa 1' which was berthed at the Société des Traversiers du Québec facilities in Matane. An ambulance as well as a fire truck were called after a subcontractor on board the ship had suffered injuries in a work accident. Hewas taken to the Matane hospital center as a preventive measure. Report with photo: https://monmatane.com/intervention-durgence-a-bord-du-nm-saaremaa-1/
Ferry sidelined due to technical trouble
On Nov 21, 2019, at 7.30 a.m. the 'Saaremaa I' resumed the service between Matane and the North Shore after the sailings were canceled on Nov 20 due to a technical problem affecting the ship's rescue boat. The trouble was resolved in the evening at the quay in Matane.
Allision in Godbout
Serving the Matane-Baie-Comeau-Godbout crossing, the "Saaremaa I" allided with the pier when berthing at Godbout on Sep 18, 2019. The ship was still functional. The Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) did some checks during the night. The hydraulic cylinders of the pier have been damaged and rendered unusable. The vessel was redirected to Baie-Comeau and all trips to Godbout were redirected to this pier until repairs were completed.Upload News