A Carnival Cruise Lines ship struck a pier
overhang in New York City's West Side cruise terminal Thursday,
causing minor damage to the ship and to the pier.
that no guest or crew injuries were reported after the Carnival
Victory, while in the process of docking, made contact with the
pier around 7 a.m. on Aug. 2.
The ship, which
had just returned from a roundtrip cruise to St. John, Canada,
sailed as planned yesterday afternoon on its next scheduled cruise,
Carnival said, and a comprehensive investigation is underway as to
the exact cause of the incident.
The New York City
Dept. of Buildings is investigating the extent of the damage to the
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