Around 6:50 a.m. Saturday, the pbadengers in the Nieuw Amsterdam received a rude surprise when another cruise ship, the Oosterdam, he rammed the container.
It happened in Canada Place as the Oosterdam I was trying to dock
Both boats are owned by Holland America and no one was injured.
the Nieuw Amsterdam It is a boat 936 feet long that carries up to 2,106 guests.
The Oosterdam has the same length and carries a maximum of 1,964 guests.
You can hear the collision in the video below, which was posted on YouTube.
This version for bumper car cruises came only two days after the Port of Vancouver issued a press release announcing a high volume of pbadengers arriving in May and June.
Each ship arriving in Vancouver generates approximately $ 3 million in direct economic activity, according to the port authority.
This weekend there is also a third cruise in Vancouver, the Norwegian happiness, which transports 4,000 pbadengers and is owned by Norwegian Cruise Line.