Ferry Europalink accident, Greece
Ferry Europalink hit underwater rocks of near island of Peristeres northeast of Corfu, at 2:00 am on Sep 21, en route from Greek port of Patras via Igoumenitsa to the Italian city of Ancona. There were 693 passengers, 70 crew and 366 vehicles on board. Vessel suffered numerous breaches starboard side with ensuing water ingress, but managed to reach Corfu and docked there to disembark passengers and vehicles. Nobody was injured, captain and chief officer of the vessel were questions before prosecutor.