Cruise ship NIEUW AMSTERDAM grounding, Mexico
Cruise ship NIEUW AMSTERDAM with tourists on board ran aground on Oct 10 at Santa Cruz Huatulco, Mexico, Pacific coast, after her moorings broke up in stormy weather. Tourists reportedly were offered to move to hotels for one night, the ship underwent inspection and was allowed to resume voyage. According to AIS, NIEUW AMSTERDAM left Santa Cruz in the evening Oct 10 local time, and already reached her next port of call. Photo Quadratin – Cortesia (oaxaca.quadratin.com.mx).