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Luxury cruise ship hits a bridge

2012-05-24 07:04:50 GMT2012-05-24 15:04:50(Beijing Time)  China Daily

The luxury cruise ship Pearl NO 7,bumps a bridge in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, May 23, 2012.[Photo/CFP]

The chimney of the luxury cruise liner Pearl NO 7 is damaged after it bumps into the Wenzhou Bridge in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, May 23, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

A collision mark can be seen after a luxury cruise ship bumps into the Wenzhou Bridge in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, May 23, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

The crushed chimney of the luxury liner Pearl NO 7 after the ship bumps into the Wenzhou Bridge in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, May 23, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

The luxury cruise ship Pearl NO 7,bumped a bridge in Wenzhou, East China's Zhejiang province on May 23, 2012.

No injuries were reported, but the deluxe liner lost its chimney which left a mark on Wenzhou Bridge. The cruise was being dragged by four tugboats to a downtown terminal ahead of opening to the public during the National Day holidays in October. The accident is believed to have been caused by miscommunications of the ship's height, Wenzhou City News reported.

 

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