Marco Polo Near Accident

May 3, 2009

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The "Marco Polo" came very close to running aground in the Geiranger fjord in Norway yesterday. She was caught in a wind gust and brought close to the rocky shore. Damage to the ship is unknown at this time.


3 Responses to “Marco Polo Near Accident”

  1. Mike Ciavarella said

    No not close to going aground it was aground at the stern for 5 minutes or so.My wife and i were on board on the bow deck when she swung around quite quickley and lurched as she went aground. An inflatable was sent on an inspection and a diver was sent down in Bergen the next day no damage reported.

  2. […] ship. I’ll update with additional info if something comes up. The Marco Polo made news in May when she had a near miss with a cliff in Norway. Possibly related posts: (automatically […]

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