Room for improvement in maritime rescue capabilities for major accidents

The Viking Line shipping company's passenger-car ferry M/S Amorella drifted out of the shipping lane and touched bottom several times on the Apteekkari shipping lane in the Archipelago Sea on 20 September 2020. The accident was caused by a technical malfunction. The ship was intentionally grounded at the shore of a nearby island to stabilise the situation and evacuate the passengers.

Published 7.9.2021