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13.11.2019Media Releases

Finnlines' ro-pax vessel in close situation

Finnlines Plc, Media release 13.11.2019 at 15:10

Finnlines' ro-pax vessel in close situation

On 13 November 2019 at 12:48 the roro-passenger ship Finnswan and road-ferry Mergus were in a close quarter situation north of Korppoo, Western Finland.

Finnlines investigates the incident and has contacted authorities.

There was no danger to the passengers or crew and the passengers and crew are safe.
The vessel could continue the voyage as planned.

MS Finnswan Specifications:
Built: 2007
Length: 218.8 m
Lane length: 4,215 m

The vessel has 82 passengers and 38 crew members.

For more information, please contact:
Tapani Voionmaa
Group General Counsel
Finnlines Plc
Phone: +358 (0) 10 343 5207

Finnlines Plc

Finnlines is a leading shipping operator of ro-ro and passenger services in the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and the Bay of Biscay. The Company is a part of the Grimaldi Group, one of the world’s largest operators of ro-ro vessels and the largest operator of the Motorways of the Sea in Europe for both passengers and freight. This affiliation enables Finnlines to offer liner services to and from any destination in the Mediterranean, West Africa as well as the Atlantic coast of both North and South America.