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Viking cruise ship collides with cargo ship

Viking Cruise Line Building in Woodland Hills, California

The Viking Kvasir. a 443-foot long vessel accommodating as many as  190 passengers, collided with a large cargo ship near Wesel, Germany, on the Rhine in heavy fog last weekend.  Though several crew and passengers reported cuts and bruises, there were no serious injuries. In May of this year, The Viking Aegir, ran into a pillar of a bridge on the Danube near Slovakia, injuring eleven people.

In May of 2019, the Viking Sigyn collided with a sightseeing boat near Hungary, hitting the small boat from behind. The sightseeing boat sank in just 7 seconds. The Viking Sigyn accident resulted in the deaths of 26 Korean tourists and 2 crew members from the sightseeing boat.