Ship Runs Aground To Avoid Sinking

VIKING’s ferry was evacuated after it ran aground off the island of Aland in the Baltic Sea, to avoid sinking, reports Maritime Bulletin.

What happened? 

VIKING LINE ro-pax ferry, is 169 metres long and does daily trips between Stockholm in Sweden and Turku in Finland.

The ship, while en route from Turku to Stockholm, contacted bottom at around 0940 UTC Sep 20 in Aland islands waters, west of Turku, Finland.

Normally it carries between 1,800 and 2,000 passengers but due to the pandemic the number...

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