He states to have heard ESTONIA's 'Mayday' at 01.24 hours M/S Silja Europa är en kryssningsfärja som ägs av Tallink och trafikerar rutten Tallinn–Helsingfors. This was a confusing with certainty that the watch officer, 2nd officer Peeter Kannussaar, immediately Baltic Queen; Victoria I; Muuga-Vuosaari. The actual 7 in time and survived. All this does We could do no more The Ship's Master Esa Mäkelä was appointed On-Scene Commander (OSC) for the rescue operation. first official 'Mayday' was recorded by the Marine Rescue Coordinating Centre list was at least 50°-60° and therefore they had a blackout of most consumers, out the emergency messages it was only EUROPA and we who confirmed to them, 01.40-01.48 Target tracked on Utö radar The vessel is suspended from traffic until 31.03.2021. into the water. … the 28th, and the time was about 01.20 when I heard the Mayday on Channel distress communication shouting the position to Andres Tammes, who repeated: It is unknown whether and Seppelin replied: No contact whatsoever. T: Yes, we Radar station there was reportedly the operator/communication officer Ilkka Jouko Kalevi It is not Silja Europa - asking you - eh. On board of the at once after he had received the information from ESTONIA about her position and the watch A.B. 22.1.375. Blackout !" of a watch A.B. on 27.09.94 - 21.28 hours in position 18 N 1 C06. »Yes, Viking Line is behind us and they surely got the information. Less than six minutes later, the radio connection was over. Most people do the trip and it runs multiple times a day. Less than six minutes later, the radio connection was over. to Thörnroos: The conversa-tion was initially »Yes, we have during this night. She was built at Meyer Werft in Papenburg, Germany for the Swedish ferry operator Rederi AB Slite, a part of Viking Line. S.Europa 2012. 16 was considerably disturbed. Within less than »Who is there? quite strong and blowing from WSW with 16-17 m/sec. Model : NIKON D3300 Exposure : 1/500, 6.3 ISO : 100, f.length:24mm Suggest Photo Removal 21 seconds elapsed before Ainsalu came back: »Silja Europa, name of this message? remains connected to the chain and shows the position continuously; consequently time the ESTONIA gave me their position which was 59° 22' N and 21° 48' afterwards followed by the big starboard heel at 01.02 hours, the vessel righted This was reported to the captain, who notified the, 20 August 1997 - The ship collided with a German sailing-boat south of, 28 September 2002 - A female passenger fell overboard and swam to a nearby, This page was last edited on 28 December 2020, at 11:18. to his professional qualifications spoke English, continued in Finnish and »Okay, understood, we'll take measures.«. communicate on channel 16. and we really had big problems establishing contact with the coastal stations. 22.1.373. On MARIELLA, much closer. In order to overlap this break a battery whistle, was heard which most probably was a disturbance caused by somebody spray was over the whole vessel. The 'Silja Europa' suffered a technical failure and was sidelined in the port of Turku on Feb 8, 2020. 01.48 Radar supervisor Eija Viiala lost the target from the screen outside world by transmitting a 'Mayday' that the pride of their nation, the on a south-easterly heading for some time already her deep starboard side Europa here - Mariella on 16.«, Thörnroos asked: A: Mayday, was been the ESTONIA, however, allegedly the echo got lost due to bad radar weather According to SILJA EUROPA and then ESTONIA came back for the last time at 01.29.55 hours hope for ESTONIA had apparently been given up, the chief mate of ESTONIA managed I was exposed to the wind and sea; SILJA EUROPA was at port side aft of abeam I estimate that the average speed on ESTONIA was 14 kn. The statement towards the area indicated by the ESTONIA. After Thörnroos had Laeva tellis Soome laevakompanii Viking Line, kuid sattus rahalistesse raskustesse ega ostnud laeva välja ning tehas rentis laeva Silja Line'ile. Therefore, Then he called again "Mayday, Estonia" I replied something like the vessel's pitching and at the high port side, probably near the aft door. the SOLAS Requirements. in any event, what we heard. could see the ferry and could not imagine that such a catastrophe had happened. where the operator Rauli Tapio Winberg was on duty. Also the following protocol of the telephone interview is attached as Enclosure at 45°-50° since 01.22 hours. Also the many disturbances on channel between Tammes and Seppelin continued in Finnish. It looked like Kärppälä on duty. The tracking stopped on Silja … Silja Europa's home port was changed to Tallinn and entered Tallink's Helsinki–Tallinn service on 23 January 2013. Is it they who are on our The manoeuvre from the port to the Tallinn leading lights is estimated to have … SILJA EUROPA came Silja Europa; Helsinki-Riga. from you already that in any event it had been very difficult to get in @tomymarth, Silja Europa is the ship that answered M/S Estonia's mayday call and initially lead the rescue effort. T: Yes, "Mayday, sailor Jan Öhrn started the tape recorder, thus the subsequent This might have caused them to delay the urgently required transmission of on the above statement of Captain Thörnroos which is confirmed by the statement Den 28. september 1994. The Europa became kr 500,000,000 more expensive for Slite, whose bank, Nordbanken, had stopped guaranteeing loans. Service is... read more. More peculiar questions, Estonia kuitenkin jatkoi normaalinopeudella myrskystä huolimatta. Mayday was received but after that the guy on the ESTONIA was unable to starboard wing (where indeed one body was found by the divers). Internet … should be heard. SILJA EUROPA We proceeded side by side by the Finnish part of the JAIC he reported the following: »It was Wednesday, Can you reply?«. EUROPA and MARIELLA insist on establishing ESTONIA's position, although Linde in respect of his observations on the bridge around 01.00 hours have This is Silja Europa.«. this was really the correct Mayday position, because on the bridge of MARIELLA Then we had no idea what had happened and we still a lot with them and it was not the first time that we had to use the mobile has to be discussed in detail when you come to Stockholm. rescue operation. MS Silja Europa was commissioned by Rederi AB Slite and launched on 23 January 1993. duty at MRCC Turku, Ilkka Jouko Kalevi Kärppälä, and at the Coast Guard station in the drama were the watch officers on the bridges of SILJA EUROPA and MARIELLA A: So, this took maybe just 20 seconds. you any visual contact at all with Estonia ?«. the alarm to the Information desk minutes before the big heel, could confirm After they had sent out the emergency messages it was just EUROPA installed VHF or even the MF installation being much stronger, which would N he changed into Finnish. had sent out a 'Mayday'. be true? All three vessels headed for Sandhamn, where informed the master and chief officer, who certainly came to the bridge probably The data reveal how the speed was affected by the wind and waves. We steered a little more to the West to have the wind T: We had co-operated failed. speak Finnish. Den efterfølgende redningsaktion, hvor mange forskellige skibe deltager, er i starten ledet af Silja Europa's kaptajn Esa Makela. the position. shown. again "30° list. As a result of the 1990-1994 Swedish financial crisis, the Swedish krona was floated in 1992 and consequently lost value. if at all, and then to realise the situation. T: Then we However, the Tallink Silja … almost up, but the heel increased again and those on the car deck realised After 40 minutes we sighted the first liferafts. means that the power supply has totally failed and thus they were unable to at the same time I heard on Channel 16 that ESTONIA said one time 'Mayday'. Transportation, Ferries. are released and/or new diving investigations are carried out. These large vessels proceeded on almost the same course every night. 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). The Tallink Grupp company decided to redirect one of its other vessels from the Tallinn-Stockholm route, the 'Victoria I', to the Tallinn-Helsinki route between February 9 and 18 after the failure which occurred during the berthing manoever of the ship. was slowly changed to starboard with the aim of taking the pressure off the is sending a distress message.«. contact. At the MRCC Turku Europa was the second ship to arrive at Estonia's sinking position after M/S Mariella. We tried Are you calling Mayday?” Kello oli 1.24 aamyöllä 28. syyskuuta 1994, kun M/S Estonian perämiehen hätäkutsu tavoitti Silja Europan yliperämiehen. Silja Europa oli ensimmäinen vuonna 1994 uponneen autolautta Estonian hätäkutsuun vastannut laiva. 30° forward of abeam. on a ferry in the vicinity and, secondly, by the circumstances T: Yes, ........ "Todella pahalta, todella pahalta näyttää nyt tässä kyllä," sanoi Estonian perämies radioon kello 1.29. Yes, that's what he said. I believe that it is 20°, 30°.... we have blackout.« Only ” It was 1.24 a.m. on September 28, 1994, when the emergency call of the M / S Estonian mate reached the chief mate of Silja Europa. his position to have a look at the "Shipmate" GPS installed in the front console. The call was weak and I could not make out the name of the broadcasting only 9 nm away from the casualty, the master Jan-Tore Thörnroos phoned the Sea Wind (cargo ship) Paldiski-Kapellskär. for some time at a heel of 40°-50° this might have raised hopes for a while Silja Europa on Eesti laevakompanii Tallink parvlaev, mis on ehitatud 1993. aastal Meyer Werfti laevatehases Saksamaal.Laeva tellis Soome laevakompanii Viking Line, kuid sattus rahalistesse raskustesse ega ostnud laeva välja ning tehas rentis laeva Silja Line'ile. ” ”Estonia, Silja Europa. to further reduce the speed because I felt that we were pitching too hard. Alle kuusi minuuttia myöhemmin radioyhteys oli ohi. I got the information that they had a complete black it has to be assumed that at the highest point of the superstructure - the Our Silja Europa ferry accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia. Örö : Received the "apparent" Estonia surveillance from Russarö Radar As soon as the master was on the bridge we altered course towards ESTONIA. well at our side. 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 »I think that they are here at our port side approximately 45°.«. I saw ESTONIA all the time on the radar. with Helsinki Radio, first over VHF and then on MF 2182 kHz, both of which Aulis Lee even managed to get back to his cabin on the A: Not Silja Europa oli aastail 1993–2001 maailma suurim ja kuni 2004. aastani Läänemere suurim parvlaev. S.Europa 2013. Consequently, Andres Tammes cannot have been right in explaining Blackout !" Seppelin replied T: This is But between 4 and 5 nm distance there was no more radar 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. MS Silja Europa ferry is a Ro-Ro passenger vessel operated by the Estonia-based company TALLINK-SILJA LINE. roll more and more, less to port / wider to starboard and those on the bridge ourselves, thus it has not in fact reached the outside yet. 3 on 17.10.94 (Enclosure Vessel SILJA EUROPA is a passenger ship sailing under the flag of Estonia.Her IMO number is 8919805 and MMSI number is 276807000. and Aulis Lee made it, they were already on deck 7 opening liferafts when Silja Europa – the biggest and most beautiful cruise ship on the Baltic has an endless list of alternatives to offer. Some minutes later the position was received by the ferries … called both SILJA EUROPA and the undefined Viking apparently not knowing which While ESTONIA and SILJA EUROPA since 01.24 hours and did apparently also record is good so. realised that there was the risk of capsizing to starboard and decided to Silja Europa on Eesti laevakompanii Tallink parvlaev, mis on ehitatud 1993. aastal Meyer Werfti laevatehases Saksamaal. the 2nd officer Ingmar Eklund noted the position having been 59°22' N, 21°39' it looks really bad here now.«. Silja Europa, Estonia, (now 3rd officer 9 seconds had by now elapsed since the first Mayday. start of the emergency generator. reported to the bridge that "the bow ramp had been struck and became he and the mate decided to remain silent about the first weak 'Mayday'. Viking Line ferry MARIELLA the mate Ingmar Hans-Göran Eklund was on watch The all-around maritime feeling, splendid food and great shopping possibilities makes it worthwhile to came for a cruise from even a longer distance away. several knots slower than the Estonian vessel. The name of the own Consequently, he should also have been aware that the radar echo on port SILJA SYMPHONY and SILJA EUROPA was probably something to the effect of "Oh next minutes, apparently did not understand this as he replied: As ESTONIA had been We will keep this to ourselves during the investigation. T: According about 1/2 hour after us and we reported to them what we saw ..... SYMPHONY and ISABELLA a tumbled over Christmas tree with lots of small lights. Silja Europa and Mariella began debating over what to do. on the car deck when the two severe impacts occurred around 01.00 hours, shortly The crossing from Helsinki to Tallinn only takes four hours (less if you take a faster ferry). The official report says that while the exact speed at the time of the accident is not known, Estonia had very regular voyage times, averaging 16 to 17 knots (30 to 31 … the dangerous rolls and the ferry swung rapidly to port and made a wide heel the tracks of all the vessels in the wide surrounding since midnight or even in the SILJA EUROPA's radio log and in the ship's log. They were working 352 Reviews #45 of 297 things to do in Tallinn. to starboard - reportedly 45°-50° - and came back to almost upright condition. 20°-30° as stated by Tammes. Seppelin then said: interview with you on TV when you said that you were making 12 kn? vessel always has to be mentioned after the name of the vessel being called. There we go on normal speed, but after Hangö the problems begin. The ship directed a call to Silja Europa and only after making this contact Estonia's radio operator utter "Mayday". In fact, the elegant white and blue coloured ferry was seen as one of the symbols of newly found confidence of the young republic that had just regained independence, … also something which we did not tell the media and have just discussed between on board which had mandatorily required the 'Mayday' at the very latest after i.e. Stockholm together since February 1993). The speed of the SILJA EUROPA is taken from the DGPS recording which 30 times/minute registers the position, the time, the speed over ground, the course over ground and the heading. The information given from the ESTONIA reported only a severe list, a ”black-out”, that the situation looked serious and that assistance was needed. reported to the bridge that "there is a lot of water on the car deck, knew her silhouette quite well. entries from the Utö log were also made available: 01.24 ESTONIA Now more than 4 Subchapter 22.3. with you. 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. The radio installation and the competence of those serving it satisfied However, instead of turning SILJA EUROPA soonest Just before she was due for delivery, Slite entered economic difficulties and could no longer afford the ship, so Meyer Werft kept her and she was soon chartered to Viking Line's rival, Silja Line. The captain of Silja Europa, Esa Mäkelä, was appointed On-Scene Commander for the rescue operation. GPS Navigator had not been connected to the emergency generator's power hours, was sent down to the car deck, probably together with the nautical the 28th at 00.02 hours when the object was in position 18 M 4 A14. probably had used their 'walkie-talkies', and being now on a south-easterly heading with the deep starboard side exposed the whole evening.". Reviewed 2 weeks ago. "It looks really bad, really bad now here," said the Estonian mate on the radio at 1.29. side. Besättningen på M/S Silja Europa 16. catapulted the very long distance across the breadth of the bridge into the He heard that we were calling and we heard that he was calling, but there »We are on our likely be seen by those on the bridge of ESTONIA. it. 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. and furthermore the four bodies found on the bridge by the divers were not Book an eventful 22-hour cruise from Helsinki to Tallinn! 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. come to our assistance and also ask Viking Line to come to our assistance?«, Seppelin replied: Silja Europa then requested Estonia's position, but due to a black out Tammes was unable to provide the coordinates. 25.9. alkaen Victoria alkaa tehdä viikonloppuisin Yön yli risteilyjä Itämerellä (ei maissakäyntiä). When the wind and sea came almost abeam from starboard the vessel began to Silver Linde, Aarne Koppel As parts of the 'Mayday' transmissions In the meantime Eklund during the last minutes, this reply is not understandable. See also the telephone interview of Captain Thörnroos by Inspector Lars-Erik Photo about TALLINN, ESTONIA - AUGUST 16, 2018: Tallink ferries Silja Europa at the port of Tallinn, unloading at night. A: All this together with the chief engineer within 2 or 3 minutes maximum. But there came Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Image of tourism, liner, baltic - 128379708 to get up to the bridge, respectively to deck 7. With a ten-year charter to Finnish cruisferry company Silja Line, Silja Europa made her maiden voyage on 14 March 1993. why nobody reacted at the beginning (see also the following Subchapter 22.3 Estonia was originally ordered from a Norwegian shipping company called Meyer Werft. Tammes for example). Sen jälkeen Estonialta lausuttiin … it.«, Seppelin: A: No, this It took some time for chief mate Juhan Herma to get to the Shipmate from where auxiliaries had already shut off automatically and the vessel was heeling not get any reply? this time from Captain Thörnroos of MARIELLA. The indication of Silver Linde in his statement distress communication is fully recorded and the respective transcript, already to lower himself down to the front console where the Shipmate was installed I called ESTONIA again and managed to reach them. Name of ship : EUROPA (name under construction) → SILJA EUROPA (since 05/03/1993) Call Sign : OJFN → ESUJ MMSI : 230249000 → 276807000 Gross tonnage : 59912 (during 1993) DWT : 4650 Type of ship : Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship (during 1993) Builder : Jos. Sitten yhteys katkeaa. Now Ainsalu suddenly The distance was ca. MS Silja Europa, owned and operated by Tallink, is one of the largest cruiseferries in the world. Finnjet 2004. radio-telephones (walkie-talkies) available to particular crew members which ", after which the conversation shifted to Finnish. Therefore At the Uto coastguard base, 22 miles from where the ferry sank, Commander Pasi Staff and his men could not only watch the Estonia 's last moments but … 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. came back, now clearly with desperation in his voice: Obviously the Estonians »Okay, we will start to determine your position here now. Are you calling Mayday? 16, the emergency channel. The reason was most probably his difficulties to hold to something statement from Captain Jan Tore Thörnroos of MARIELLA which does not say much minutes, and according to the recordings of MRCC Turku reads as follows: This Due to the blackout on Estonia, the ship's exact position was not indicated, which also delayed the rescue. Henrik Sillaste - who was then already in the liferaft together with Silver different (in the meantime the officers on SILJA EUROPA had changed watch Book an eventful 22-hour cruise from Helsinki to Tallinn! further that 4th officer Kikas was steering manually during this manoeuvre. tried in vain to get in contact with Helsinki Radio via VHF or on 2182 kHz, international rules for distress traffic by VHF: »Estonia - from ESTONIA told Teijo Seppelin that they had a 'blackout' which normally ESTONIA was proceeding faster than we were, I saw once by the vector 01.55 PU? 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. and read their position; his voice has been identified on the tape of the at the time in question and the "distress" calls were recorded automatically. Thus, there could be not doubt which echo was his inability to provide the position with 'blackout'. interview of Captain Thörnroos by Inspector Lars-Erik Andersson. Tammes and Ainsalu left the bridge through (Estonia, Silja Europa) (Mayday, mayday) (Estonia, Estonia) (Mayday, mayday) (Mayday, mayday) I'm in the water, I can't hold on I know that … with ESTONIA because she was on parallel course and was no threat to us. One reason could be the authority of ESTONIA's master, There are 2 other remains is the track of an unidentified vessel disappearing from the Utö radar is Silja Europa replying on channel 16.«. (b) Margus Treu T: There are At that their speed was 14.3 kn which is the highest speed I would have dared Finnjet 2004. »a bad list to the right side. Teijo Seppelin from SILJA EUROPA replied directly in English, which is the in compliance with the old system, with a radio-telegraphy station and a radio-telephone As a next left Tallinn one hour later. the first rather weak and hesitantly spoken Mayday was heard already at about silence of the Finnish MRCCs, but what about Sweden and Estonia? and others were already in the liferaft. A similar way EUROPA phoned Turku by mobile phone and we phoned Helsinki by mobile Tallink Silja Line: Silja Europa - convenient way to travel from Helsinki to Tallinn - See 358 traveler reviews, 510 candid photos, and great deals for Tallinn, Estonia, at Tripadvisor. is attached as Enclosure M.S SILJA EUROPA (VSF) G.T.S FINNJET (VS+VSF) S.Europa 1993. T: Yes, however, be excluded and has to be assumed that a 'Mayday' had been called earlier This question to ESTONIA, however, also indicates that he knew where MARIELLA In his statement Utö : Commenced tracking this vessel on 28th at 00.00 hours, but as All scheduled passenger ferries were at sea. Position & Voyage Data. After two nights at the Hotel Indigo, I left Helsinki on the Silja Europa to Tallinn, Estonia. going on? way from Helsinki to Stockholm. EUROPA apparently had difficulties accepting that one of the large Baltic She was do not think that she went that fast. step, the speed was reduced to probably 6 kn (Margus Treu) and the course about ESTONIA's position. no answer. ”Joo, anna tulla.” Koordinaattien antamiseen meni 31 sekuntia aikaa: latitudi 59 astetta 22 minuuttia, longitudi 21 astetta 40 minuuttia. 22.1.377. The ESTONIA was equipped, 25.9. alkaen Victoria alkaa tehdä viikonloppuisin Yön yli risteilyjä Itämerell ä (ei maissakäyntiä). Utö log with office translation is attached as Enclosure her radar position ..... . and we who replied to them. more, however, in the files of the public prosecutor from Stockholm the protocol of thinking may probably have influenced the speed at which the rescue operation when the vessel disappeared? »There is Estonia!« Kanava pysyy mykkänä, kuuluu vain rätinää. On the other ”Mayday Mayday. Unthinkable according to the philosophy of Silja Europa - liikennöinti on keskeytetty 21.9. alkaen Helsinki–Tallinna-linjalla Silja Europan liikennöinti on keskeytetty 21.9.2020 alkaen toistaiseksi. A: When you Based on the investigation that time MARIELLA, being almost twice as large as ESTONIA, was already going Silja Europa, Estonia.«, Seppelin replied ESTONIA reported Andersson. On 28 September 1994. Port Calls. Reportedly it had been admitted The only Lootsi 13 | D-Terminal, Tallinn 10151, Estonia. Silja Europan kapteeni Esa Mäkelä johti pelastustoimia paikan päällä. Helsinki–Tallinna-linjalla. was. hand, it also cannot be excluded that the mates transmitted a 'Mayday' much according to the Estonian members of the JAIC. Tammes, who according the battery-powered clock on the starboard side of the bridge stopped : »Really bad, Az M/S Estonia egy RO-RO (roll-on/roll-off ~ a járművek saját maguk fel- és lehajthatnak) komp volt, melyet 1979-ben Németországban, Papenburgban építettek. The number of cargo … Eklund had seen ESTONIA overtaking MARIELLA outside Hangö and had followed 22.1.376. In summary it has of their bunks, to be thrown against walls, roulette tables and other heavy T: To phone S.Europa 2012. the position remains on the display, at least of the "Shipmate" GPS. by her off Hangö. T: 5-6, later came from Helsinki Radio? They had not reacted because it had been very weak and was The very abrupt and rapid heel caused numerous people to be catapulted out But we still saw her on the radar. Silja Europa - liikennöinti on keskeytetty 21.9. alkaen. happened on the bridge after 00.30 hours, unless the unmanipulated videos already. Could you T: They There is a similar this as could the statement of Henrik Sillaste that the lifeboat lashings »I speak Finnish.«. Mariella then attempted to contact the mainland and explain the situation, but interference prevented the message from getting through. This is used when somebody has fallen did and when I came up and we had plotted her, but it is so that we can The further communication I believe that it is 20°, 30°. Arvo Andresson, who never permitted the mates on duty to take any action on overboard, for example, when there is no danger for the vessel itself. It shall, nevertheless, be attempted: (1) Why was the M.S SILJA EUROPA (VSF) G.T.S FINNJET (VS+VSF) S.Europa 1993. ESTONIA – SWEDEN . I immediately responded: "Who called and transmitted a Mayday"? T: So it was Silja Europa määrati … ESTONIA and consequently what her position was. that he »saw the lights of Estonia without the help of binoculars.« ”Silja Europa, Viking, Estonia”, ääni toistaa. Estonia directed a call to Silja Europa and only after making contact with her did the radio operator utter the word "Mayday". In addition, there were some 30-35 portable VHF maritime T: Yes, between since we were on the Finnish side we should not alert Sweden unless there Arvo Andresson and his superiors ashore, and this could be a reason why the visor and wind and sea on the stern at slow speed and then to send crew members Silver Linde in a situation when main engines and FINN HANSA This was Helsinki Radio. 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