Stena Jutlandica - Tanker CollisionA Stena cruise / ferry ship carrying 600 passengers collided with an oil tanker and sustained serious damage early today near Gothenburg, Sweden.

As you can see in the accompanying photo, the Stena Jutlandica was hit by the tanker on its port side. It reportedly took on water. 

A Swedish newspaper said that the tanker

Swiss Diamond River CruiseA newspaper in Slovakia reports today that a Swiss river cruise ship struck a pillar of the "Old Bridge" in Bratislava.

This newspaper reports that seven passengers were injured aboard the Swiss Diamond river cruise ship. (Another newspaper says that 9 people were injured).

The bridge in question is being disassembled and replaced. Several pillars to the

MSC Magnifica PiraeusA number of news sources in Greece are reporting that a MSC cruise ship ran aground (note correction below) today at the southeast Greek port of Piraeus. Greek port authorities released the information. 

There were no injuries or major damage arising from the accident with the Panama-flagged ship Magnifica, the port authorities said. Bad weather