Carnival, Royal Caribbean cruise ships collide in high winds

(COZUMEL, Mexico) — A Carnival cruise ship collided with a Royal Caribbean vessel in high winds at Cozumel, USA Today reported on its CruiseLog blog. Carnival said its Carnival Legend had just cast off from its berth when the winds pushed the vessel into the Enchantment of the Seas. A tugboat had tried unsuccessfully to maneuver between the two vessels. Carnival Legend sustained dents and broken glass, while Enchantment had minor damage to its stern and railings.
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By Professional Mariner Staff