Ongoing investigation

OCEAN EXPLORER - Grounding on 11 September 2023


On 11 September 2023, the Bahamas registered passenger ship OCEAN EXPLORER went aground in Alpefjord in the northeastern part of Greenland. The ship did not suffer any serious damage and no passengers or crew members were injured. After three days, the ship was brought afloat and continued its voyage to Reykjavík, Iceland, where DMAIB commenced the investigation of the ship and the incident.

The investigation will be carried out in collaboration with the maritime administration in Bahamas.