Cargo ship crashes into right side of Corinth Canal

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A cargo ship registered under the Greek flag collided with the right side of the bow on the right walls of the Corinth Canal on Wednesday evening. The ship, which had ten crew members onboard, remained anchored in the maritime region of Kalamaki Corinthia following the collision. The Hellenic Coast Guard has released a statement revealing these details.

The local Port Authority has taken charge of the preliminary investigation into the incident. As part of their investigation, they have prohibited the ship from departing until certain conditions are met. These conditions include repairing the damage caused by the collision and obtaining a certificate of navigability from the ship’s registrar.

Fortunately, there were no injuries reported as a result of the collision, and no signs of marine pollution were observed. The incident serves as a reminder of the importance of safety measures and proper navigation in maritime transportation.

Overall, this incident highlights the need for thorough investigations and adherence to safety protocols in the shipping industry to prevent accidents and protect the environment.

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