CruiseNewsCruise Ships Collide in Vancouver, Minor Damage Reported to Both Vessels

Cruise Ships Collide in Vancouver, Minor Damage Reported to Both Vessels

Two cruise ships from the same cruise line bumped into each other this morning in Vancouver causing minor damage to both vessels.

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Both cruise ships are operated by Holland America Line and the incident happened at around 6:30 this morning.

Both Oosterdam and Nieuw Amsterdam suffered minor damage. No one was hurt and the collision took place above the waterline.

Repairs are currently underway to repair both cruise ships. Nieuw Amsterdam is scheduled to depart on a seven night cruise to Alaska later this afternoon. Oosterdam is scheduled for a one night repositioning cruise to Seattle before beginning seven night cruises to Alaska tomorrow.

Several images were posted on Twitter of the damage and can be seen below.

Cruise Fever will continue to monitor this breaking story and will have all information as it becomes available.

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