CRAZY Video: Costa Deliziosa Cruise Ship Nearly Crashes into Dock and Yacht During Storm in Venice!

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Screen shot from Roberto Ferrucci on Youtube

Via Google translate from we learn: “The bow tug (which it looked like a single one) he tried a desperate maneuver, taking himself completely to the starboard side of the ship, to ‘pull’ her with the maximum power there in order to take her away from the shore. Gradually the ship managed to turn and re-center the route “.

The video below is just crazy. Be sure to check out just how close the ship comes to crashing into the dock and the large yacht parked at the dock:

That was WAY too close! This near miss follows the recent viral video of an MSC ship taking out a tourist boat and the NCL Epic destroying part of a pier in San Juan.

If you are not aware, residents of Venice are really upset over cruise ships visiting the city and thousands have demonstrated recently. I am sure this event, and the choice to dock during such a storm by the Costa captain, will not help things.

Have you ever been to Venice on a cruise ship? – René



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