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Passenger ships collided at Piraeus... again

Piraeus - Ro-ro passenger ship “European Express” broke off her mooring and collided with docked next to her ro-ro passenger ship “Aqua Jewel” at Perama Ship Repair Yard in the morning Aug 13. Both vessels said to suffer damages, extent unknown, but no leak reported

Piraeus - Ro-ro passenger ship “European Express” broke off her mooring and collided with docked next to her ro-ro passenger ship “Aqua Jewel” at Perama Ship Repair Yard in the morning Aug 13. Both vessels said to suffer damages, extent unknown, but no leak reported. According to AIS, both vessels are under repairs at Perama Ship Repair Yard.

On Aug 1 both vessels experienced similar accident: passenger ro-ro ship “European Express” broke off her moorings at Perama Yard, Piraeus, on Aug 1, hitting starboard of a ferry “Aqua Jewel” , berthed nearby, and another unidentified vessel. “Aqua Jewel” said to suffer serious damages. “European Express” is either in repairs or in a lay-up, vessel’s last AIS dated March 2015. Understood “Aqua Jewel” was undergoing repairs.

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