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Carnival Glory on way to New Orleans after collision with sister ship in Mexico

PortandTerminal.com, December 21, 2019

COZUMEL, MEXICO – The Carnival Glory is already on its way back to New Orleans following a collision with sister ship Carnival Legend. The accident took place while both vessels were in port in Cozumel.

The Glory is due to arrive in New Orleans on December 21nd at 08:00 local time Source: Seascanner.com

The Carnival Glory was “maneuvering to dock” when it hit the Carnival Legend, which was already docked in Cozumel, Mexico, Carnival Cruise Line said. Six guests with minor injuries went to the Carnival Glory medical center for evaluation.

The Glory sustained significant damage to its rear decks as shown in the photos below. Repairs were made before the vessel set out for New Orleans. All damage took place above the waterline and has not affected the vessel’s seaworthiness according to the Carnival Cruise Lines.

Cruise ship Carnival Glory with damaged rear deck. Repairs being conducted with a white crane on the pier.
Workers on pier in roped off area with metal planks and sheets to use on the repair of a cruise ship, Carnival Glory, which is visible in the background.

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