Ferry ran on rocks, breached, Greece

Ferry PROTEUS ran on rocks of a small island Daskalonisi in Skiathos harbor, Skiathos island in the northwest Aegean Sea, in the afternoon Jan 5, with 45 passengers on board, shortly after leaving Skiathos. Ship’s hull was breached, water ingress reported. Understood passengers and crew are in no danger, passengers were to be transferred back to Skiathos by patrol/SAR boats.
Ro-ro passenger ship PROTEUS, IMO 7350416, GT 1160, built 1973, flag Greece.

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Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.