Ferry GIRAGLIA aground, passengers evacuated, Italy
Ferry GIRAGLIA ran aground on rocks of a coast of Santa Teresa Gallura, northernmost tip of Sardinia, Italy, at 1420 LT Apr 11, shortly after leaving Santa Teresa Gallura with 84 people on board. All 69 passengers evacuated, no injures reported. Crew remained on board, busy with salvage. Ferry reportedly didn’t suffer hull breaches. Vessel was bound for Bonifacio port of Corsica. On a photo grounded GIRAGLIA.