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 Ukrainian passenger ship and barge collided on Danube river in Hungary. PHOTOS

Sailors say that this is the second collision of "Irkutsk" with "Moldavia".

Two ships belonging to the Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company collided on the Danube River in Hungary on May 5, Censor.NET reports citing Dumskaya.

''Irkutsk'' cargo ship rammed into the left side of "Moldavia" passenger ship.

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According to the deputy chairman of the Ukrainian Danube Shipping Company board Oleksandr Harmash, "Moldavia" was damaged. A bulwark, portholes of the four cabins, bollards and mooring stop were damaged and a walking deck collapsed. The ship will be repaired at OSWAG shipyards in Austrian Linz.

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No environment pollution, leakage of hulls and casualties are reported. Hungarian authorities investigate the incident.

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Sailors say that this is the second collision of "Irkutsk" and "Moldavia". The first occurred in the early 2000s in the vicinity of Reni.
 
 
 
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