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by Bilge*Rat
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MSC Opera Crash In Venice
Replies: 5
Views: 478

Re: MSC Opera Crash In Venice

Merlyn, Thamks for the input. We have friends locally there who said that they would share any information that they got. If they do, I'll get back on here and repost. Meanwhile, I see an article that the US Navy is going back to physical throttles and tradidtonal helms on destroyers (instead of tou...
by Bilge*Rat
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MSC Opera Crash In Venice
Replies: 5
Views: 478

Re: MSC Opera Crash In Venice

Thanks. I was wondering about that myself. I haven't heard any news on this so far other than the Opera was back in the lagoon again as of a couple days ago. We have a friend in town there; if I get any information from them, I'll put it up here.
by Bilge*Rat
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: MSC Opera Crash In Venice
Replies: 5
Views: 478

MSC Opera Crash In Venice

The MSC Opera was inbound to the Venice Marine Terminal, but underwent some kind of a "technical fault" on the way in. Maximum speed in the Giudecca Canal is limited to 6 knots; when the ship went past Redentore, it was making 5.8 knots, but when the allision occurred at the San Basilio Ma...

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