Mediterranean cruise ship Hungu. Source: Russia Today
One of the world's largest cruise ships, the new MSC Grandiosa cruise line just launched its first voyage last month. However, this Monday (December 30), when it tried to dock at a pier in Palermo, Italy, it crashed into it ...
According to today's Russian news on the 30th, the luxury cruiser collided as it approached the Sicilian pier around 8:30 in the morning. The video recorded the moment when the giant ship trying to land hit the dock, and the whistle of the hull was clearly heard after the impact.
"Scars" left on the dock after the collision. Source: Russia Today
According to the report, part of the hull wall collapsed due to the impact, leaving obvious signs of damage to the hull. Despite the unfortunate collision, the cruise vessel landed smoothly.
The "scar" left by the hull after the collision. Source: Russia Today
It is reported that the Mediterranean cruise ship Tutu cost 853 million US dollars (about 6 billion yuan). With a total weight of 181,541 tons, it is the seventh largest cruise ship in the world. As far as capacity is concerned, the Mediterranean Fortune cruise can rank second in the world. (Overseas Network Li Xiaohang)