Two cruise liners collided with each other this week in a Mexican port. The Carnival Legend had just left its dock when strong winds in the port of Cozumel pushed the vessel into the Enchantment of the Seas. Carnival says that its ship sustained damage to some of its decks and that there was some broken glass when it drifted into the Royal Caribbean ship that was docked in the port.
The Enchantment of the Seas has sustained some damage to its railings and stern according to a spokeswoman. Thankfully no passengers were injured during the collision and both cruise companies have said that the damage sustained is not severe enough to disrupt their itineraries.
One of the passengers on board the Enchantment of the Sea said that he watched the incident unfold. He said that the Legend started to float towards the Royal Caribbean vessel and a tug boat tried to intervene. He goes on to say that by the time the tug had started to do its best to separate the two ships collision had become inevitable. He then reports that there was the sound of shattering glass.
Both companies say that they have contacted the authorities in regards to the accident and have been given the all clear. Both will now continue with their scheduled Caribbean cruises.