Viking Grace Towed To Safety After Being Stranded With More Than 400 On Board

Viking Grace Aground

On Saturday, due to vicious storm winds, Baltic Sea ferry Viking Grace was grounded with 429 crew and passenger in the Aland Islands, between Sweden and Finland.

Upon examination of the hull by the Finnish Coast Guard Divers, it was concluded that the vessel was stable and not taking on any water. The passengers had to remain on the vessel for the night and were rescued on Sunday.

Image Credits: Jonathan Himmelroos – Youtube

A tweet showing the Viking Line ferry that operates between Swedish...

https://www.marineinsight.com/shipping-news/viking-grace-towed-to-safety-after-being-stranded-with-more-than-400-on-board/

Leave a Comment

Join Our Newsletter
Enter your email to receive a weekly round-up of shipping news.