Passenger ferry crashes into jetty in Jutland

No-one aboard harmed as Stena Nautica ferry ruptures its hull in Grenaa

It was a tender premiere (all photos: Hasse Ferrold)
July 8th, 2014 10:33 am| by admin
facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestmail

A Stena Line ferry carrying 156 passengers crashed into a jetty in Grenaa Harbour in Jutland last night, Jyllands-Posten reports.

The crash happened at around 00:40 when the ship was leaving the harbour. It caused a minor leak inside the engine room, which led to the captain aboard Stena Nauticus turning the ship around.

All the passengers safely left the ship in their cars and no-one was harmed, according to a police report.

Has happened before
It isn't the first time that Stena Nautica has been involved in an accident. Ten years ago, a Polish cargo vessel crashed into the ferry in Varberg. Stena Nautica took on water and 91 passengers and 23 crew members had to be evacuated onto lifeboats.

The scale of the damage is not yet known, but Stena Line reported that an investigation will be carried out today. Floating barrages have been laid out to contain the oil spill.

San Andreas ... fault - they didn't think that through
At cinemas: Fighting rock with rock
  There’s something for everyone this week at the cinemas – if ...
The 'Mean Streets' theme party had seemed like a good idea until both of them turned up dressed as Johnny Boy
Film review: ‘While we’re young’
  Indie prince Noah Baumbach (Frances Ha, The Squid & The Whale...
Partner up, for better results!
Week 9 – Flex with Becks: Flowers of Scotland – when will we see your like again?
  This June, KayserFitness is launching a summer special, ‘Buddy ...
Denmark becoming a better place for business (photo: iStock)
Denmark moves up global competitiveness ranking
Denmark has been ranked as the eighth most competitive country in the world...
Some tourists prefer hotels, some would rather stay at a private apartment (photo: Pixabay)
Danish hotels don’t feel threatened by Airbnb
Despite the rise in popularity of lodging portals such as Airbnb, Roomorama...
It was a good day for the LGBT community in Greenland (photo: iStock/edited)
Greenland approves gay marriage
A unanimous vote by Greenland's parliament, Landstinget Inatsisartut, yeste...