Ferry NIKOLAOS A out of control at Patras Rio Port, Greece
Ferry NIKOLAOS A broke off moorings at Patras Rio Port, western Greece, at night July 16, and drifted some 500 meters, before she was taken under control. While drifting, ferry struck some 15 small boats berthed nearby, dragging some ashore. Two of stricken boats sank, many damaged. Strong wind caused the havoc.