12 police officers on Silja Europa self isolating after positive Covid-19 test
12 police officers, who are supporting the security effort at the G7 summit in Cornwall, are self-isolating after a colleague tested positive for COVID-19 in the morning of June 11, 2021. The team was staying onboard the 'Silja Europa' in Falmouth and have now moved to a designated isolation area. Officers who tested positive will undertake a PCR test.
Ferry to accomodate security staff during G7 summit
The 'Silja Europa' will accommodate security staff during G7 summit in the UK. She will be moored in Falmouth and used by the British police to accommodate about 1,000 officers who will help safeguard the G7 summit in Cornwall in June 2021. It was agreed to charter the ship, taking into account impacts to the environment, community, the operational needs, and those of our officers and staff. The G7 will be the largest policing operation undertaken by Devon and Cornwall Police and, of the 6,500 officers policing the summit, 5,000 will be from outside the force.
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The 'Silja Europa' has been withdrawn from the Tallinn - Helsinki service on March 17, 2020, due to the coronavirus crisis.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.Upload News