the Rear of a cruise ship was piling up, when it collided with another ship off the coast of Mexico.
Six people are injured after two large cruise ships Friday, collided off the coast of Mexico.
It informs the company Carnival Corp., which owns both ships. It writes the AFP news agency on the night of Saturday, local time.
A video clip, which among other things, the media CNN has published, shows how the 290 meter long ship Carnival Glory slowly collide with the 294 meter long ship Carnival Legend.
the Back end of the Carnival Glory will be piling up, showing your video.
- Oh my god, can you hear a man say in the background of the dramatic video, while the two ships collide near the popular mexican turistø Cozumel.
- Some could have been killed, says the man shocked.
Initially sounded the message from krydstogtselskabet, that only one passenger was injured in the accident.
But the night of Saturday Carnival Corp. revised up the figure to six.
Carnival Glory was put to, when it came in contact with the Carnival Legend, which was already in the port, writes the company in a communication.
- Six guests have turned to the Carnival Glorys emergency room with minor injuries.
the Passenger Jordan Moseley was about to eat breakfast on the Carnival Legend, and when he saw the collision. It writes the news agency Reuters.
Suddenly we could feel the ship tilt to the side and then back again, he says to Reuters.
a Few minutes after the announced the captain, that the Carnival Glory was encountered in our ship, while it was put to, because of the strong wind and rough seas.
Krydstogtselskabet is still in progress to assess the extent of the damage from the collision. But the company insists that there has been no damage to the ships ' navigability or the ship's itinerary.
- We have the council the guests of both ships to enjoy their days on land in Cozumel, writes the company, according to AFP.
Carnival Glory weighs 110.000 tonnes and has the capacity to 2980 guests and a crew of 1150.
Carnival Legend weighs 88.500 tons and has space for 2124 visitors and 930 staff.
/ritzau/Updated Date: 21 December 2019, 07:00