By The Daily Caller. The massive cruise ship absolutely crushed the dock and a smaller boat while in Venice, Italy. People on the dock took off running after it became clear the cruise ship was about to make impact. . .
— EHA News (@eha_news) June 2, 2019
— Tancredi Palmeri (@tancredipalmeri) June 2, 2019
You have to love the speed of the people on the dock once they realized a massive cruise ship might crush into them. They looked like they were running the 40 yard dash at the NFL combine.
This is a photo of the smaller boat damaged as a result of the MSC Opera incident today in the #Venice. Local social movements such as @NoGrandiNaviVe have warned against these dangers for years. #masstourism #cruiseindustry #overtourism #NoGrandiNavi pic.twitter.com/tUNe7hPexr
— Alexander Araya (@alxaraya) June 2, 2019
Best of luck to the people running the show when they have to explain how the hell this happened. I don’t envy their position at all. (Read more from “Watch: Cruise Ship Crushes the Dock and Smaller Boat in Horrifying Video as People Run for Their Lives” HERE)
Cruise Ship Rams Tourist Boat in Busy Venice Canal, Four Hurt
By CNN. . .The cruise ship, MSC Opera, rammed into the San Basilio terminal, and hit a smaller tourist boat — the River Countess — that was docked there, the local port authority told CNN.
Four people suffered “light injuries” in the accident, it said.
The incident happened at around 8.30am local time on the Giudecca canal, one of the busiest in the Italian city which is hugely popular with tourists. . .
The cruise ship operator, MSC Cruises, said in a statement that the vessel “experienced a technical issue” while heading towards the terminal for mooring. (Read more from “Cruise Ship Rams Tourist Boat in Busy Venice Canal, Four Hurt” HERE)