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Four passengers injured as Sea Jet 2 collides with pier at the port of Sifnos

Two passengers were injured when high speed catamaran Sea Jet 2 collided with the pier while it was docking at the port of the island of Sifnos in central Aegean Sea.

The accident occurred on Wednesday morning when Sea Jet 2 was trying to dock.

According to the Greek Coast Guard, the two passengers were slightly injured. One of the passengers was injured on the forehead and another on the neck.

Later, The Coast Guard said in a statement that four passengers were reported as injured. One of them was taken to a hospital in Athens for further medical checks. The passenger was transported by another ship from Sifnos to Piraeus.

The ship suffered material damage on the right hull bow.

When your boat has a little problem with docking at Sifnos.

Authorities have forbidden that the ship sets sail in order to complete its journey.

The causes of the accident are not known, however, “it is likely it happened due to the strong winds blowing in the area,” Cyclades24.gr speculates.

Sea Jet 2 was operating on the route Piraeus-Serifos-Sifnos-Milos-Folegandros-Santorini-Koufonissi-Naxos-Mykonos-Santorini-Folegandros-Milos-Sifnos-Serifos-Piraeus.

It had on board 196 passengers and 12 crew members. The injured went to the local Heath Center. The remaining 194 disembarked in safety.

Passengers traveling to other islands are expected to continue their journey with responsibility of the shipowner of Sea Jet 2.

Odd. Not long ago, in July, we had a video showing how the Sea Jet 2 was fighting against the waves in the Aegean Sea ….

 

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