Coast Guard Responds to Cruise Ship Collision in Port of Key West, Fla.

Published Jul 27, 2011 10:24 AM by The Maritime Executive

The Coast Guard responded to a minor collision between two cruise ships in the Port of Key West Tuesday morning.

No injuries, pollution or structural damage occurred during the incident.

The Carnival Imagination was moored and the Carnival Fantasy was mooring when the vessels struck stern to stern, causing minor cosmetic damage to both vessels.

Alcohol and drug testings have been conducted on personnel in safety-sensitive positions in accordance with Coast Guard policy.

The Coast Guard is investigating the incident.

Source: US Coast Guard