Seven Seas Voyager

Seven Seas Voyager
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Seven Seas Voyager cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a passenger vessel with IMO number 9247144, owned by NCLH (Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd) and operated by its subsidiary – the Regent Seven Seas Cruises line. Among the unfortunate events at sea are collision, crew and passenger incidents (deaths, injuries, crimes), machinery malfunctions.

Here you can also track MS Seven Seas Voyager position at sea.using the AIS live ships tracker of VesselFinder. The 42,400-ton 700-passenger Regent cruise ship Voyager was built in 2003 by the T. Mariotti shipbuilding company in Italy.

Seven Seas Voyager accidents & incidents

REGENT Seven Seas Voyager accidents and incidents - Cruise MinusAt the Seven Seas Voyager CruiseMinus page you will find a complete list of this Regent ship’s major accidents and cruise incidents. Reports are made by our own staff using official data from major online news media sources, Wikipedia and Coast Guard reports.

Here we also post updates on Seven Seas Voyager cruise law news. They are related to recent crimes being investigated. Among those could be arrests, filed lawsuits, charges and fines, grievances, settled /withdrawn legal actions, lost cases, etc.

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Collision accidents

  • October 21, 2008, the cruise ship hit with its stern the docking quay in Rhodes (Greece). No injuries were reported. The vessel sustained a minor hull damage.
  • March 14, 2010, while leaving Victoria Harbour (Hong Kong China), the cruise ship hit the stern of a Star Ferry ship (MS Twinkling Star). the result was minor hull damage to the ferry. No injuries were reported.
  • Note: Actually, this type of marine accidents is called “allision” (striking a fixed object) as opposed to “collision” (striking another vessel).

Technical incidents

  • Note: The ship’s owner Regent Seven Seas Cruises (RSSC) is a company that was initially named “Radisson Seven Seas Cruises” (same abbrev).
  • November 27, 2006, the vessel’s drydock stay was extended in order to complete all the needed repairs on its azipod motors. As result, 2 cruises (Nov 30, and Dec 4) were canceled.
  • November 26, 2008, the ship experienced propulsion issues (suffering propeller damages) after it entangled some fishing nets. The accident resulted in reduced cruising speed and delayed with 1 day arrival in home-port Fort Lauderdale Florida. The ship was ending a Transatlantic cruise from Europe to USA. All passengers were compensated with air changes. The next scheduled itinerary was changed – one call port was dropped (Santo Tomas de Castilla / aka Matías de Galvez, in Guatemala).
  • March 22, 2009, one of the ship’s azipods (propulsion units) was entangled in a fishing net while en-route to Dubai UAE. All attempts to release the propeller failed. The result was reduced cruising speed and drydocking in port Dubai for repairs. Due to the accident, the itinerary was altered by cancelling some ports of call along the route (Mumbai India, Abu Dhabi UAE). Two scheduled Regent Voyager cruises (April 18 and May 8) were officially cancelled. The Suez Canal repositioning cruise from Dubai to Istanbul Turkey had most of its call ports cancelled (except Muscat Oman, Safaga Egypt, and Aqaba Jordan) and Istanbul was replaced with Rome Italy. Home flights were also rearranged. All passengers were compensated with full refund plus USD 500 in future RSSC cruise booking discount. Followed a month-long of drydock in Genoa for repairs.
  • October 4, 2010, due to azipod (propulsion) problems, the 14-day Mediterranean cruise from Athens to Venice was officially cancelled. All passengers were flown home from Athens Greece. They received as compensation full refunds. From port Piraeus (Athens) the ship moved to Genoa Italy for drydock repairs.. The next scheduled cruise (itinerary Oct 17-27, Venice to Athens) was also cancelled.
  • March 17, 2013, while en-route to Shanghai China, the vessel experienced propulsion problems resulting in reduced speeds, cancelled call port (Xiamen China) and 6-hours late arrival.

Crew & Passenger Death accidents

  • February 3, 2013, a 24-year-old female crew was found dead in her cabin while the ship was docked in port Darwin Australia. The woman (Jackie Kastrinelis, of US origin / Groveland MA) worked on the ship for 2 years as a lead singer in the ship theater’s evening show “Cirque Voyager”. Her death was ruled non-suspicious (“sudden unexplained death syndrome”). Reportedly, the woman previously suffered a head injury during a show rehearsal. The young woman had an ex-boyfriend (Roman, of Ukrainian origin, working on the ship as saxophonist), boyfriend Jaanus (of Estonian origin, working on the ship as engineer) and Daniel (who admitted having sex with her some 30 hours before her death). The police report revealed that door swipe records from the night of death didn’t match the accounts provided by these three men.

Seven Seas Voyager current position

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