Wednesday 23 Feb 2022 – The Hellenic Fire Service requested the transfer of EUROFERRY OLYMPIA at the safe port of Astakos (Etoloakarnania), in order for the Special Forces (EMAK) to continue smoothly their operations with the maximum possible security.
According to the recent official press release from the Hellenic Ministry of Shipping, the Fire Brigade informed that the operational possibilities of search and rescue on the burning ship in her current position have been completed. The ship is currently in the sea area of Kassiopi north of Corfu. The Ministry of Shipping contactedthe company that has taken over the management of the ship for the appropriate safety actions, in order to move her to the port of Platygiali, in Astakos (Etoloakarnania).
The fire on Grimaldi’s EUROFERRY OLYMPIA broke out on the third garage deck on February 18 in the sea area northeast of Ereikoussa during her scheduled trip from Igoumenitsa to Brindisi.
EUROFERRY OLYMPIA will be replaced on the Igoumenitsa-Brindisi line by FINNCLIPPER (Finnlines).