Ferry MAZOVIA fire, Polferries ships stuck in Poland and Sweden
Ferry MAZOVIA suffered fire in engine room on Oct 14 in Ystad, Sweden. Passengers bound for Swinoujscie, Poland, were already on board, ferry was to depart at 1400 LT. Departure was delayed for an hour, according to announcement. But vessel remained in Ystad until morning and further on, passengers were asked to leave ferry in the morning, without explanations or refund or even excuses. People had to buy tickets for other ferries. Scheduled trip of another ferry, understood BALTIVIA, from Swinoujscie to Ystad, was also cancelled. As of 1300 UTC Oct 15, MAZOVIA is still in Ystad, BALTIVIA is in Swinoujscie.