Ferry MARIA BUONO collided with pier, 50 passengers injured, Italy

Ferry MARIA BUONO collided with pier while docking at Casamicciola, Ischia Island, in Italy, specifically in the Gulf of Naples, at 9:30 local time June 17 2017, arriving from Napoli. There were 50 passengers who were injured from a strong jolt. In general the boat remained generally undamaged. The boat was detained by Port Authorities for further inspection, the cause for the accident Ferry Maria Buonoare technical deficiencies.

Here are some technical aspects from the boat. It’s IMO number is 8822167, it sails the sea with an italian flag, it is a Passenger vessel type, it has a gross tonnage of 2544, and deathweight  ot 1039 tons, its size is 84.06 meters lenght and 15.22 meters breadth, it was built in 1990 and it is still active, the last

 

The last information we have from the ferry, position Received: 5 hours, 38 minutes ago (2017-06-19 12:34 (UTC)), Area: WMED – Tyrrhenian Sea, Latitude / Longitude: 40.84375° / 14.27363°, its status is stopped.