Deadly work accident on ferry
A worker has died in an accident aboard the "Silja Symphony" on May 18 or 19, 2018. The man was at the age of 30 and worked for a subcontractor who performed renovation work on board the ferry. He died due to an electric shock and was found outside the cabin where he worked in the morning of May 19. The ferry was on the way to Åland, and the case was investigated by the police on Åland. The accident was caused by a lamp used by the man during the work.
Medevac off Sweden
The Swedish JRCC got an alarm if an unconscious child who requires evacuation from the "Silja Symphony" on Jan 2, 2017, and alerted the Lifeguard rescue helicopter 006 from the base in Norrtälje. The rescue helicopter medevaced the child and took it to the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm.
Ferry with technical problems
On June 20, 2016, strong vibrations were noticed at the stern of the "Silja Symphony". The ship had a delayed departure from Värtan. Meanwhile it was confirmed that she has suffered a broken gearbox on the port side. The call at Mariehamn was skipped, and the ship docked at the Olympia Quay in Helsinki on June 21 at 8.45 a.m.Upload News