Ferry hit pier, several passengers hospitalized, Greece
Ferry Ano Hora II in the morning Apr 29 collided with pier while berthing in Igoumenitsa port, northwest Greece, on arrival from Corfu island. Impact was a severe one, 11 people were injured, some of them hospitalized. Several cars were damaged. The cause of mishap yet unknown, as damages suffered both by ship and pier. Witnesses believe collision was caused by mechanical failure. There were 187 passengers on board.