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MSC Grandiosa accidents and incidents

MSC Grandiosa cruise ship


Length (LOA)
331 m / 1086 ft

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CruiseMapper's MSC Grandiosa cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 5772-passenger vessel owned by MSC Cruises. Our MSC Grandiosa accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • pier collision/allision - 2019 (in Palmero Italy)
  30 December 2019Ship Collision / Allision

On December 30, 2019, at ~9:30 am, while manoeuvering for berthing in Port Palmero (Sicily Island), due to high winds the ship collided with the pier. The crash resulted in minor stern hull damage (aft, above waterline) and also part of the dock (a small section) was destroyed.

The collision occurred at the end of 7-day Mediterranean cruise (itinerary Dec 23-30) roundtrip from homeport Palermo (Italy) visiting ports in Malta (Valletta), Spain (Barcelona), France (Marseille) and Italy (Genoa, Civitavecchia-Rome).

Note: Actually, this type of marine accidents is called “allision” (striking a fixed object) as opposed to “collision” (striking another vessel).

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