HELSINKI – About 300 people were aboard the Baltic Sea passenger ferry Island Islands An archipelago without injuries on Sunday between Finland and Sweden, and rescue officials were preparing to evacuate the ship, Finnish officials said.
The Finnish Coast Guard has stated that the M / S Amorella, operated by ferry company Viking Line between the Finnish western port city of Turku and the Swedish capital Stockholm, is currently “stuck on the ground” south of Langnas Port on Land Island.
“No casualties were reported,” the Viking Line said in a statement. The Viking Line said the ship’s condition was “stable.” It added that the ship had about 200 passengers and 80 passengers on board.
The Coast Guard was notified of the incident just before 1pm Finnish time. Officers were investigating why the ferry was running.
Land Island, an autonomous Finnish region, is between the two port cities and M / s Amorella was preparing to make a scheduled stop on the way to Stockholm.
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