Video: Celebrity Infinity Allides With Pier

By MarEx 2016-06-06 11:08:22

The cruise ship Celebrity Infinity allided with a pier in Ketchikan, Alaska, on Friday. The city's ports and harbors director estimates $2 million to $3 million in damage was caused to Berth 3.

The cruise ship suffered scrapping damage above the waterline and returned to Vancouver on Sunday.

Investigators from U.S. Coast Guard have been called to the scene, but no injuries or pollution have been reported. 

“The Coast Guard is grateful no one was injured as a result of this accident,” said Lt. Dianna Robinson, command duty officer at Juneau.  “Our personnel are working to determine the cause of this accident and will work with local partners to ensure the continued safety of those using the cruise ship docks.”

Weather on scene was reported to be gusting at 45-miles per hour.