MSY Wind Spirit Strikes Yachts, Pier After Engine Failure

The MSY Wind Spirit, operated by Windstar Cruises out of Seattle, Washington collided with a pier in Uturoa, French Polynesia over the weekend.

During the collision with the pier, the cruise ship rammed at least two other vessels that were anchored in the port – a yacht and a sailing catamaran – both of which sustained damages.

Reports state the MSY Wind Spirit experienced engine failure which led to the cruise ship accident.

No cruise passenger injuries were reported.

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