Video: High Speed Ro-Ro hit pier in Turkey

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On Saturday, October 24, the 88 meter long, 520 dwt high speed ro-ro passenger ferry Osman Gazi 1 allided with a pier near Mudanya, Turkey.

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The Osman Gazi 1 was approaching Mudanya from Istanbul with 786 passengers and 178 vehicles when it suffered engine failure near the piers.


The ferry struck near its starboard aft section resulting in hull damage.

Image: hurriyet.com.tr

No reports of injuries. All passengers and vehicles were unloaded.

Reports state the vessel was able to proceed under its own power to Istanbul for repairs.

Source: hurriyet.com.tr