Cruise Ship Runs Aground at Greek Port



    Massive waves cruise shipA cruise ship with 2,469 passengers and 976 crew members on board ran aground Wednesday at the southeast Greek port of Piraeus, Greek port authorities said.

    There were no injuries or major damage arising from the accident with Panama-flagged ship Magnifica, said authorities, who believed bad weather conditions were a major factor.

    Experts are currently investigating the accident, while most of Greece continued to be swept by storms Wednesday.


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    1. With satellite GPS and 24 hour weather reports there is little room for operator error. Unless there was a mechanical failure of the main engines, generators or steering gear there is going to be more damage control than simply just the ship.

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