Grounding of cruise ship Serenissima, Scotland
MCA report: Stornoway Coastguard was first alerted at 6.30pm on Monday 20 May 13 and was told that the cruise ship Serenissima had run aground on sand and gravel entering Oban Bay, Argyll, Scotland. With 61 passengers and 51 crew on board, no injuries were reported. There was also no reported pollution and no signs of damage.
With the assistance of the RNLI lifeboat, the ship was successfully re-floated at 1.10am May 21 and is now anchored in Oban Bay. It underwent a dive inspection, no damages found.