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MSC Cruise ship crashes into dock in Venice

Huge cruise ship plows into dock in Venice

The MSC Opera cruise ship has crashed into a dock in Venice, Italy and there are reports of multiple injuries, as well as damage to the dock.

Video of the incident was shared to social media.

The MSC Cruises ship struck the dock at approximately 8:30am at the San Basilio Cruise Terminal.

MSC Cruises has stated that there was engine failure and they were unable to take back control of the ship before it crashed into the dock and boat. There were tugboats helping the ship maneuver into position but this did not end as expected due to the engine issue.