• Grounded Baltic Sea ferry pulled off seabed, resumes trip

    5 days ago - By Chron

    HELSINKI - A passenger ferry that ran aground in heavy winds in a Baltic Sea archipelago between Finland and Sweden was dragged off the shore and towed early Sunday to a port, where some of its over 300 passengers disembarked.
    The M/S Viking Grace was sailing Saturday from the Swedish capital of Stockholm to the western Finnish city of Turku with a brief stop at Mariehamn, capital of the Aland Islands, when it hit ground just few hundred of meters short of the passenger terminal at Mariehamn. No injuries were reported in the grounding.
    The Viking Grace's 331 passengers and crew of 98 spent...
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