Ferry sidelined in Tallinn
The 'Silja Europa' has been withdrawn from the Tallinn - Helsinki service on March 17, 2020, due to the coronavirus crisis. The last scheduled trip was on March 16 at 6.30 p.m. from Helsinki to Tallinn with passengers having a One-Way-Ticket At 8.45 p.m. the ship berthed in the old port.
Ferry sidelined due to technical trouble
The 'Silja Europa' suffered a technical failure and was sidelined in the port of Turku on Feb 8, 2020. The Tallink Grupp company decided to redirect one of its other vessels from the Tallinn-Stockholm route, the 'Victoria I', to the Tallinn-Helsinki route between February 9 and 18 after the failure which occurred during the berthing manoever of the ship. For the repair it the delivery of a spare part was required which will take some time Due to this situation, all 'Silja Europa' reservations for the period from Feb 9 to 18 will be transferred to the 'Victoria I' which will operate on the Tallinn-Helsinki route according to the 'Silja Europe''s normal schedule from February 9.
Death of two passenges caused by health problems
The deaths of two young Finns found dead on the 'Silja Europa' on Oct 20, 2019, were caused by health problems, the Police and Border Guard Board (PPA) found out. On Jan 9, 2020, it was reported that the 21-year-old man and 25-year-old woman who were found on the ship both suffered from health complications but no further details were given. The cabins were far apart and the PPA confirmed the two deaths were a coincidence and no link has been established between them. The police would not launch an investigation into either death.Upload News