The only one Russian cruise ship damaged in collision
Tug SEVASTOPOLETS allided with cruise ship KNYAZ (PRINCE) VLADIMIR at 0650 Moscow time Sep 14 at Sevastopol port during mooring operation. Tug’s stern struck bulbous nose of cruise ship, inflicting dent and a crack. No information on repairs and changes in ship’s itinerary, on Sep 15 the ship sailed from Novorossiysk to Sochi, Russian Black sea. Full story of KNYAZ VLADIMIR here: http://maritimebulletin.net/2017/06/16/russian-black-sea-cruises-putin-style/
Cruise ship KNYAZ (PRINCE) VLADIMIR (ex-ROY STAR, ROYAL IRIS, ELOISE, THE AZUR, AZUR, EAGLE), IMO 7032997, GT 14717, built 1971, capacity 900+ passengers, crew 250.