Carnival’s Cruise Ship Hits Dock in Baltimore

Image Courtesy: Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival’s cruise ship Carnival Pride collided with an elevated gangway on the pier at the Port of Baltimore while docking on May 8, causing part of the gangway to fall and damage three parked vehicles.

The gangway was not in use at the time and the vehicles were empty, according to Carnival Cruise Line spokesperson.

No injuries were reported on board the ship, the gangway, or on the pier.

Carnival Cruise Line says the damage to the ship is minor and limited to a small mooring deck platform on the starboard side.

“Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Maryland – National Capital Region are investigating the incident,” U.S. Coast Guard District 5 office told World Maritime News.

The cruise ship sailed on Sunday evening as scheduled on its next voyage, according to Port of Baltimore Authority.

The embarkation occurred via one of the crew gangways at pier level.

Carnival Pride features a length of 294 meters and a width of 32 meters and is able to accommodate more than 2,000 passengers.

World Maritime News Staff

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Apr 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 1 2 3 4 5 6

Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition (SMTC) 2018

The 3rd Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition (SMTC) 2018 is organized by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore…

read more >

Singapore Maritime Week 2018

Singapore Maritime Week (SMW), organised annually by Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and attracts…

read more >

8th Dredging & Land Reclamation World Summit 2018

The 8th Dredging and Land Reclamation Summit 2018 will gather the decision makers from Authorities and Operators responsible for ports…

read more >

Shipping 360

This course is ideal for those who have recently joined the maritime sector and those who need to have a better understanding…

read more >