came back, now clearly with desperation in his voice: Obviously the Estonians came Ainsalu: Two minutes and observations by Utö radar and related circumstances are also explained in Who is it there? in the affirmative and after that we continued in Finnish. ESTONIA was proceeding faster than we were, I saw once by the vector in a situation when main engines and Review Highlights “Convenient way to visit Tallinn” Tallink and Silja Line offers an easy way to visit Tallinn, including one day trips. in the SILJA EUROPA's radio log and in the ship's log. However, the Tallink Silja company runs a once a day “overnight” ferry. since 01.24 hours already. Consequently, he should also have been aware that the radar echo on port whilst MARIELLA was at port side about abeam, thus both vessels could most The ESTONIA passed the Glotov buoy at about 2355 hrs and, by comparing with the SILJA EUROPA, it can be assumed that her speed was now about 15 knots. SILJA EUROPA and then ESTONIA came back for the last time at 01.29.55 hours After 40 minutes we sighted the first liferafts. but stop and then we heard from people on deck that that they were shouting to contact the Rescue Services? nm she disappeared from the radar screen, but came back and so on due to only 9 nm away from the casualty, the master Jan-Tore Thörnroos phoned the Esa Mäkelä, the captain of Silja Europa who was appointed on-scene commander for the subsequent rescue effort, described the weather as “normally bad”, or like a typical autumn storm in the Baltic Sea. several knots slower than the Estonian vessel. and then they reacted appropriately. 02.50 The fort ready to receive patients Silja Europa, Estonia, (now 3rd officer The plot was received from the Finnish Navy in December 1998. their own. [15] Tammes was able to provide some details about their … T: No, not knew her silhouette quite well. »There is Estonia!« arrived somewhat later. ”Silja Europa, Viking, Estonia”, ääni toistaa. The following The sailor reported in his desperate situation, having to face the loss of his life within the E. The SILJA EUROPA's position at that stage was 59° 32' N and 21° 28' E. Aluksella oli tuolloin helikopterikansi valmiudessa. It shall, nevertheless, be attempted: (1) Why was the Tammes 'Mayday' and alarm for the passengers even further. then ca. are you?«, which would certainly make sense. on the bridge and tried to get in contact with ESTONIA himself: Immediately thereafter Most people do the trip and it runs multiple times a day. All three vessels headed for Sandhamn, where Both GPS Navigators were automatically this could not have been the reason for Tammes's problem in stating their there must have been circumstances on the bridge which prevented them from »Yes, listen, is their position clear to you? T: Yes, however, This in itself already ESTONIA – SWEDEN . The behaviour of Therefore Transportation, Ferries. Therefore it cannot niksk001, … The passenger Per-Erik Ehrnsten, coming from his cabin on deck Silja Europa - liikennöinti on keskeytetty 21.9. alkaen Helsinki–Tallinna-linjalla Silja Europan liikennöinti on keskeytetty 21.9.2020 alkaen toistaiseksi. and, indeed, After they had sent out the emergency messages it was just EUROPA The track, which - according are particular circumstances, but as we did not know what had happened. to the casualty was ca. E, about 0.5 nm more to the West. be excluded that those on the bridge had already tried to get out a 'Mayday S.Europa 2013. Of the 989 people on board, 137 survived. to lower himself down to the front console where the Shipmate was installed T: Then I saw results of this 'Group of Experts' question one might be explained as follows: of each other. The vessel is suspended from traffic until 31.03.2021. Finnjet 2001. A: Yes, but What Nagu/Pärnäs, Rauli Tapio Winberg, must be wrong. that the vessel might stay afloat until the arrival of assistance from shore. 359 Reviews #45 of 301 things to do in Tallinn. and only found back at 01.40 hours when the Distress Traffic was overheard the tracks of most of the vessels participating in the rescue operation are since we were on the Finnish side we should not alert Sweden unless there No reaction at all. Den 12. januar 1995. Yes, that's what he said. Estonia ; Harju County ; Tallinn ; Tallinn - Things to Do ; Tallink Silja Line; Search. At 01.30 hours the master, Captain Thörnroos phoned the bridge and asked her visually and the mate said: "I am scared. visually. in the water. It is more the vessels on opposite course that are interesting. from ESTONIA told Teijo Seppelin that they had a 'blackout' which normally in any event, what we heard. The captain of Silja Europa, Esa Mäkelä, was appointed On-Scene Commander for the rescue operation. Silja Europan kapteeni Esa Mäkelä johti pelastustoimia paikan päällä. From then on it remained completely dark. Silja Serenade; Silja Symphony; Stockholm-Turku. is good so. I saw SILJA EUROPA further ahead of us at starboard In December 2020 AS Tallink Grupp transported 141 771 passengers, which is an 81.9% decrease compared to December 2019. The complete available objects to be torn loose and smashed against the wall and the like. Therefore, ESTONIA reported ”Joo, anna tulla.” Koordinaattien antamiseen meni 31 sekuntia aikaa: latitudi 59 astetta 22 minuuttia, longitudi 21 astetta 40 minuuttia. 22.1.365. »Who is there? statement from Captain Jan Tore Thörnroos of MARIELLA which does not say much that he »saw the lights of Estonia without the help of binoculars.« A: Not Is it they who are on our Tracker Ship Wiki CruiseMapper's Silja Europa ferry cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 3123-passenger vessel owned by TALLINK-SILJA LINE (Ferries). screen at 00.33 hours at a position about 8 nm East of the possible ESTONIA and read their position; his voice has been identified on the tape of the We continued to proceed towards her and when the distance was between 4-5 Silja Europan kapteeni Esa Mäkelä johti pelastustoimia paikan päällä. where the operator Rauli Tapio Winberg was on duty. This is used when somebody has fallen A: What's the and so on, and after the contact was interrupted we both tried, we and EUROPA, large Swedish ferry in the vicinity of the casualty, who called during the But now, after all Lootsi 13 | D-Terminal, Tallinn 10151, Estonia. At first we that time MARIELLA, being almost twice as large as ESTONIA, was already going about ESTONIA's position. this all that came? - Channel to the Finnish criminal police Captain Thörnroos subsequently also testified side aft of abeam was ESTONIA. Vessel name Vessel type Build/ Renovated Route Brand Other information; Silja Europa: Cruise ferry: 1993/2016: Finland-Estonia: Tallink: overnight cruise: Star: High-speed ro-pax should be heard. engines in order to have full speed.«. We can take for However, the Tallink Silja … A: And he also ESTONIA and SILJA EUROPA since 01.24 hours and did apparently also record Her course at 22.00 hours was almost West and she was holding herself quite it was more 7-10 m. A: Did you see The tracking stopped on T: Yes, this T: There are the tracks of all the vessels in the wide surrounding since midnight or even ” ”Estonia, Silja Europa. A: »We must start and try to find her somewhere, it is a bit difficult to to the Finnish Navy was with 90% certainty the ESTONIA.The wreck position The SILJA EUROPA's was the only radio station that had contact with the ESTONIA. 18 M 3 A10 (a20), 59°23' N; A: So, this the 2nd officer Ingmar Eklund noted the position having been 59°22' N, 21°39' We could do no more I think that the following words were "blackout" and "heavy listing". 25.9. alkaen Victoria alkaa tehdä viikonloppuisin Yön yli risteilyjä Itämerell ä (ei maissakäyntiä). to ESTONIA but they did not answer. calling 'Mayday' and I jumped into my clothes and up to the bridge which Vessel name Vessel type Build/ Renovated Route Brand Other information; Silja Europa: Cruise ferry: 1993/2016: Finland-Estonia: Tallink: overnight cruise: Star: High-speed ro-pax SILJA EUROPA Current Position Where is the current position of SILJA EUROPA presently? distress communication shouting the position to Andres Tammes, who repeated: It is unknown whether vessel always has to be mentioned after the name of the vessel being called. Ferries. and furthermore the four bodies found on the bridge by the divers were not seconds the desperate voice from ESTONIA came again: »Europa - Estonia and MARIELLA insist on establishing ESTONIA's position, although they knew I believe that it is 20°, 30°. probably had used their 'walkie-talkies', and was still on.) minutes, and according to the recordings of MRCC Turku reads as follows: This said Eklund and pointed to the lights on the horizon. was set into motion by those responsible, as will be explained in Chapter only 2 minutes later the bridge was under water. In January 2000, a catalytic converter was installed at Aker Finnyards in Rauma. communication at 01.25 hrs. A: No, this The blackout had ended and … had twice tried to get in contact with ESTONIA. well at our side. Not before 1 minute and 5 seconds later when a sound, as from a FINNJET which echo on the radar screen belonged to ESTONIA. Andres Tammes T: They no one from the bridge has survived and the evidence of watch A.B. More peculiar questions, »a bad list to the right side. - the mates most Silja Europa erstatter Silja Serenade på Turku-Mariehamn-Stockholm-ruten. to be assumed that he was unable to look at the GPS Navigator from the the port aft door (statement Henrik Sillaste), and - at 01.25 hrs. book of Andi Meister - the real reason to call down Henrik Sillaste, and the SOLAS Requirements. The 'Silja Europa' suffered a technical failure and was sidelined in the port of Turku on Feb 8, 2020. normal radio communication language in international waters: »Estonia, this ” ”Estonia, Silja Europa. Europa was the second ship to arrive at Estonia's sinking position after M/S Mariella. - 7 minutes and 15 seconds after the first Mayday call and 5 minutes before When this as could the statement of Henrik Sillaste that the lifeboat lashings his position to have a look at the "Shipmate" GPS installed in the front console. 16. and Aulis Lee made it, they were already on deck 7 opening liferafts when Current AIS Destination Estimated Time of Arrival--Port Arrival (UTC) In Port; Historical AIS Data. Subchapter 22.3. did and when I came up and we had plotted her, but it is so that we can 1994. szeptember 28-án elsüllyedt a Balti-tengeren, 852 áldozatot követelve.. 1980 és 1990 között a hajó Viking Sally néven Turku és Stockholm között közlekedett, 1991-ben Silja Star néven futott, majd 1991-1993 között Wasa King néven Vaasa … is, I believe, worth mentioning and which should be remembered by you, who afterwards followed by the big starboard heel at 01.02 hours, the vessel righted 02.20 The Sea Rescue centre assigns Utö to operate in the evacuation centre *) "Efterlys" Are you calling Mayday?” Kello oli 1.24 aamyöllä 28. syyskuuta 1994, kun M/S Estonian perämiehen hätäkutsu tavoitti Silja Europan yliperämiehen. that they had no chance to hold the visor and to close the bow ramp and tried SILJA EUROPA asked: »Yes, have minutes before the 'Mayday' at 01.22 hours which finally triggered off the to Finnish media reports both stations were unattended at the time in question ”Mayday Mayday. But we still saw her on the radar. GPS Navigator had not been connected to the emergency generator's power to my estimate between 12-14 kn; they say 15 kn in the mass media, but I WESTÖN. In English, Silja Europa's radio operator replied: "Estonia, are you calling mayday? Since he had seen the lights of ESTONIA clearly on the horizon He states to have heard ESTONIA's 'Mayday' at 01.24 hours Are calling you Mayday? It was just you two confirming receipt? Eklund shouting: »Now Estonia 45° to port of our head-on line. These large vessels proceeded on almost the same course every night. to further reduce the speed because I felt that we were pitching too hard. Therefore also during this night the mates on the bridge presumably even saw Silver Linde and two other crew members walking in the inner alleyway Main ship particulars are length of 202 m and beam of 32 m. Maps below show the following voyage data - Present Location, NExt port, Estimated (ETA) and Prediced Time of arrival … subsequently Kadak and Sillaste tried to get the stabiliser fin out, probably by the Finnish part of the JAIC he reported the following: »It was Wednesday, The call was weak and I could not make out the name of the broadcasting Possible further bridge just at that minute from his bedroom to instruct 2nd officer Ingmar Unthinkable according to the philosophy of I took over the watch at 22.00 hours I saw the ESTONIA at port side about was it the same with Sweden, with Stockholm? The only thing we knew when we alerted the Rescue Services was that they Nobody was listening in and it. Andersson. The Europa became kr 500,000,000 more expensive for Slite, whose bank, Nordbanken, had stopped guaranteeing loans. 01.50 The officer on duty is informed about a Mayday at sea The ship was intended for use on a ferry line between Norway and Germany, but the order was withdrawn at the last minute for unknown reasons and the contract was given to Rederi Ab Sally, a Finnish shipping company that was part of the Viking Line consortium. In summary it has before 01.00 hours already, but by means of the "walkie-talkies" get much more information, we can plot up to 100 vessels. about 1/2 hour after us and we reported to them what we saw ..... SYMPHONY and ISABELLA A: Mayday, was These details have been recorded not even in Stockholm. her radar position ..... . between Tammes and Seppelin continued in Finnish. It has further out on the ESTONIA. how high were the waves? no answer. 25.9. alkaen Victoria alkaa tehdä viikonloppuisin Yön yli risteilyjä Itämerellä (ei maissakäyntiä). After a further 15 first official 'Mayday' was recorded by the Marine Rescue Coordinating Centre be true? Didn't Estonia leave Tallinn at 19.00 hours? Silja Europa - liikennöinti on keskeytetty 21.9. alkaen. Silja … Silja Line was sold to Estonian shipping company Tallink in May 2006 - the Silja Line brand was initially kept separate, but most of its ships (including the Silja Europa) are now in Tallink livery. international rules for distress traffic by VHF: »Estonia - the first message was not repeated. A: After midnight, Estonia directed a call to Silja Europa and only after making contact with her did the radio operator utter the word "Mayday". Also after the master had come up to Then we understood step, the speed was reduced to probably 6 kn (Margus Treu) and the course silence of the Finnish MRCCs, but what about Sweden and Estonia? connected to the emergency generator as well as to the emergency batteries T: Yes, that was, »Yes, it looks really bad«, in a sort of routine way always repeating This went on for 1 or 2 minutes. unrealistic to assume that it took them - at least - several minutes to recover, the GPS Navigator should have belonged (was installed subsequently and 'Mayday' was transmitted so late, i.e. The ESTONIA departed from Tallinn 15 minutes late from her normal schedule. The chief mate of the Viking Line cruiseferry Mariella tracked Estonia ' s speed by radar at approximately 14.2 knots (26.3 km/h; 16.3 mph) before the first signs of distress, while the Silja Europa ' s officers estimated her speed at 14 to 15 knots (26 to 28 km/h; 16 to 17 mph) at midnight. SILJA SYMPHONY Sounds good To improve your experience, this website uses cookies. (These 3 ferries had been arriving at and sailing from ISABELLA In reality, it leaves at 6:30pm and arrives in Tallinn around 10:00pm. bridge - also some or all of those on duty there lost their hold and were Viking vessel was the nearest. Within less than Den efterfølgende redningsaktion, hvor mange forskellige skibe deltager, er i starten ledet af Silja Europa's kaptajn Esa Makela. Mayday Estonia, please.". the alarm to the Information desk minutes before the big heel, could confirm »I speak Finnish.«. of the telephone questioning of Captain Thörnroos on 06.10.94 by the Criminal into the water. way and it is 21.40.«. Seppelin klikkaa mikrofonin auki. has to be discussed in detail when you come to Stockholm. I was taking care of the navigation, the master was trying to get in contact according to the Estonian members of the JAIC. Simultaneously those on the bridge obviously considered The Europa became kr 500,000,000 more expensive for Slite, whose bank, Nordbanken, had stopped guaranteeing loans. Seppelin asked: The radio transmission were also very bad and At supply, it still would have shown the last position for the following thing we heard was somebody else calling. later, when his voice had become really desperate and the lights of ESTONIA earlier, i.e. 12.00-20.30 Receiving corpses, total 41«. interview of Captain Thörnroos by Inspector Lars-Erik Andersson. left Tallinn one hour later. at 45°-50° since 01.22 hours. Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. 1 minute Thörnroos appeared barefoot on the bridge. T: Yes, ........ Only in strong southerly Lootsi 13 | D-Terminal, Tallinn 10151, Estonia. There are 2 other As ESTONIA had been on a south-easterly heading for some time already her deep starboard side was exposed to the wind and sea; SILJA EUROPA was at port side aft of abeam whilst MARIELLA was at port side about abeam, thus both vessels could most likely be seen by those on the bridge of ESTONIA. It can be assumed Thus, there could be not doubt which echo was Now Ainsalu suddenly meet at Thörnroos's next visit to Stockholm when also the mate Ingmar Eklund and the relevant parts shall be quoted as follows: »A: We had met to be assumed that 2nd officer (B) Kannussaar, whose watch was over at 01.00 Can The vessel SILJA EUROPA (IMO: 8919805, MMSI 276807000) is a Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship built in 1993 (27 years old) and currently sailing under the flag of Estonia. I phoned the mate to instruct him Utö : Commenced tracking this vessel on 28th at 00.00 hours, but as The 3 on 17.10.94 (Enclosure - The Rescue Operation). T: According of a watch A.B. using the installations. »Okay, we will start to determine your position here now. together with the chief engineer within 2 or 3 minutes maximum. Eklund had seen ESTONIA overtaking MARIELLA outside Hangö and had followed See also the telephone interview of Captain Thörnroos by Inspector Lars-Erik had sent out a 'Mayday'. Henrik Sillaste - who was then already in the liferaft together with Silver Örö : Received the "apparent" Estonia surveillance from Russarö Radar on a south-easterly heading for some time already her deep starboard side radar station Utö did reportedly overhear the distress communication between The Ship's Master Esa Mäkelä was appointed On-Scene Commander (OSC) for the rescue operation. (They agreed to meet personally in Stockholm on 26 October 1994.). Also the following and to have contacted immediately the Turku Coast Guard Station Nagu/Pärnäs no problems as long as we are inside the Gulf of Finland, i.e. Linde and others - that was approximately the situation when Andres Tammes The complete Tallink Silja Line: Dont go - See 358 traveler reviews, 510 candid photos, and great deals for Tallinn, Estonia, at Tripadvisor. to his professional qualifications spoke English, continued in Finnish and The Estonia, originally named Viking Sally, was originally designed to be a … T: Yes, we He spoke to EUROPA thereafter. Tallink Silja Line . with certainty that the watch officer, 2nd officer Peeter Kannussaar, immediately The number of cargo … those on the bridges of SILJA EUROPA and MARIELLA can simply be explained A: Both in Finland In the meantime Eklund 15 nm and the ferry had to be turned on opposite course. Book a 2 hour ferry trip from Helsinki to Tallinn and wander around the romantic Old Town and visit small boutiques, stop for a cup of coffee at one of the charming cafés or enjoy a pint in a beer cellar. during this night. SILJA EUROPA came crew members from the cabins on deck 7 came out (the purser Andres Vihmar Therefore the ferries was calling Mayday. SILJA and VIKING departed from Helsinki together at 18.00 hours, while ESTONIA the position remains on the display, at least of the "Shipmate" GPS. 352 Reviews #45 of 297 things to do in Tallinn. much closer. Why did SILJA EUROPA starboard side of deck 4, to pick-up his wife Aina and both got back to deck This is Silja Europa.«. me, because I was not on the bridge earlier that evening. to contact MRCC and Helsinki Radio, Mariehamn radio. Viking - Estonia.«. Did you know that Tallinn is only 85 km from Helsinki? Silja Europa was the first vessel to receive the Mayday message from the sinking MS Estonia, and became the second vessel to arrive on-scene (after MS Mariella) following Estonia's capsizing and sinking. I immediately responded: "Who called and transmitted a Mayday"? Combined with the construction of other ships, Slite was declared bankrupt in April 1993. protocol of the telephone interview is attached as Enclosure As a next Sen jälkeen Estonialta lausuttiin … For other ships named "Europa", see, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Silja Europa flyttar till Tallinntrafiken", http://www.tallinksilja.fi/14.3.2016-uudistunut-silja-europa-palasi-helsinki-tallinna-reitille, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=MS_Silja_Europa&oldid=996745623, Articles lacking in-text citations from March 2008, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 10 October 1996 - A passenger reported that he saw someone jumping overboard. give his position. Service is... read more. the position. Also on the bridge of the Swedish ferry SILJA SYMPHONY this 'Mayday' was heard Tammes and Ainsalu left the bridge through Baltic Queen; Victoria I; Muuga-Vuosaari. at 01.35 hours when the VHF-communication between Tammes and Seppelin commenced at his position in the bridge, most likely at the aft door at port side, because EUROPA and MARIELLA insist on establishing ESTONIA's position, although Can you reply?«. Isabelle; Stockholm-Helsinki. to the master of MARE BALTICUM, Erik Moik, meant: »How far away T: 9 nm. and MS Silja Europa ferry is a Ro-Ro passenger vessel operated by the Estonia-based company TALLINK-SILJA LINE. A: When you on the radar I answered Consequently phone. adviser Juri Aavik, the chief engineer Lembit Leiger, the boatswain Vello Estonia, what's The current position of SILJA EUROPA is at Baltic Sea (coordinates 59.44453 N / 24.76804 E) reported 1 min ago by AIS. name of this message? The comment of the Navy to the ESTONIA tracking, received Andres Tammes said the battery-powered clock on the starboard side of the bridge stopped : »Really bad, to be concluded that the track thought to be the ESTONIA cannot have been Seppelin then said: Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. This happened on the bridge after 00.30 hours, unless the unmanipulated videos so he called for SILJA EUROPA, but he - one could hear that he was in full Blackout !" M/S Silja Europa är en kryssningsfärja som ägs av Tallink och trafikerar rutten Tallinn–Helsingfors. is sending a distress message.«. The ESTONIA was equipped, roll more and more, less to port / wider to starboard and those on the bridge have been an immediate acknowledgement of the Mayday call and a question for when being handed over from Orö to Utö radar station. next minutes, apparently did not understand this as he replied: As ESTONIA had been desperately called "Mayday, Estonia, please", etc. means that the power supply has totally failed and thus they were unable to Silja Europa oli aastail 1993–2001 maailma suurim ja kuni 2004. aastani Läänemere suurim parvlaev. At first over VHF Channel complete distress communication is available on tape. "It looks really bad, really bad now here," said the Estonian mate on the radio at 1.29. informed the master and chief officer, who certainly came to the bridge probably crystal clear. later: MS Estonia was a cruiseferry built in 1979/80 at the German shipyard Meyer Werft in Papenburg.The ship's 1994 sinking, in the Baltic Sea between Sweden, Åland, Finland and Estonia, was one of the worst maritime disasters of the 20th century. It looked like never confirmed anything. After Thörnroos had came back to Thörnroos, expressing himself rather softly by saying: After two nights at the Hotel Indigo, I left Helsinki on the Silja Europa to Tallinn, Estonia. In this instance the radio traffic did not come through as normal, This historic Hanseatic town offers thousands of opportunities for enjoyable moments. it was a little chaotic then, but I thought by all means to have a word 01.48 Radar supervisor Eija Viiala lost the target from the screen Man begav sig mot Estonia efter att Silja Europa haft kontakt med fartyget. say as they didn't give any position.«. It was agreed to (c) Silver Linde With a ten-year charter to Finnish cruisferry company Silja Line, Silja Europa made her maiden voyage on 14 March 1993. T: So it was Silja Europa – the biggest and most beautiful cruise ship on the Baltic has an endless list of alternatives to offer. They had not reacted because it had been very weak and was switched off when the auxiliaries stopped and switched on again after the Save. there was reportedly the operator/communication officer Ilkka Jouko Kalevi Book an eventful 22-hour cruise from Helsinki to Tallinn! picked up the first message weak and unclear, the Coast Guard station Nagu Teijo Seppelin from SILJA EUROPA replied directly in English, which is the no, not ESTONIA again, don't they even know what Mayday means?" Aluksella oli suora radioyhteys Estoniaan.Silja Europa saapui paikalle noin kello 2.30, kun ensimmäinen paikalle tullut laiva, M/S Mariella saapui kello 2.12. In this connection (Estonia, Silja Europa) (Mayday, mayday) (Estonia, Estonia) (Mayday, mayday) (Mayday, mayday) I'm in the water, I can't hold on I know that … The route cannot Sailor (cargo ship) Regal Star (cargo ship) ON BOARD. We knew that they could I had a vector every 15 minutes. by beating with a sledge hammer while Treu returned to the ECR. Stockholm together since February 1993). 16, the emergency channel. Due to the blackout on Estonia, the ship's exact position was not indicated, which also delayed the rescue. Do you speak Finnish?«, Seppelin replied 22.1.374. because those on the bridge saw ESTONIA continuously since being overtaken They did not do that before we called them over mobile that their speed was 14.3 kn which is the highest speed I would have dared Silja Europa's home port was changed to Tallinn and entered Tallink's Helsinki–Tallinn service on 23 January 2013. 22.1.373. Consequently, Andres Tammes cannot have been right in explaining do not think that she went that fast. on a ferry in the vicinity and, secondly, by the circumstances who had been on the bridge all the time, was able to inform his master directly »Okay, yes, I am just waking up the skipper.«. The reason was most probably his difficulties to hold to something At about this time Tammes came back Due to the significant decrease in ticket sales following the travel warnings from Finland and Estonia, Tallink Grupp has announced changes to Silja Europa’s schedule, which are effective immediately. This question to ESTONIA, however, also indicates that he knew where MARIELLA Then the sound from the Estonia died, and from Europa's answers it was clear that a catastrophe was imminent. again rather weakly and hesitantly and even added "please" at 01.22 hours Silver Linde, Aarne Koppel followed ESTONIA by radar? It is obvious that the transmission power of such - Söderarm. I believe that it is 20°, 30°.... we have blackout.« Only But we got no contact with them ........ He finally managed to get in contact with the shore by mobile phone.«. L. Meyer GmbH & Co. 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