Six killed after ship hits Italian port control tower

(GENOA) — A containership crashed into a control tower in the northern Italian port of Genoa, Reuters reported. Six people were killed and three are still missing. The tower was about 160 feet high and was hit by the 781-foot Jolly Nero on May 7. The crash occurred shortly after 2100 in calm conditions as Jolly Nero was maneuvering out of the port.

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By Professional Mariner Staff