One Dead, Three Injured in Explosion on Greek Vessel Blue Horizon

by | Aug 25, 2020 | Maritime Law, Wrongful Death

New reports indicate that one of the crew members who was injured during an explosion in the engine room of the ro-ro ferry Blue Horizon on August 24, 2020 has died.  Four injured crew members were taken to a local hospital for treatment following the incident.  The condition of the remaining injured crewmembers is unknown.

The Blue Horizon is a passenger vessel owned by the Greece-based company Blue Star Ferries. The vessel was in Crete at the time of the incident.

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