Trouble in Paradise, Ro-Ro Sinks Off Ibiza Spain
accident took place to the 3,05 hours, ten minutes after “Don Pedro”
had weighed anchor of Eivissa in the direction of Valencia, when
hitting the Island of Daus, to one nautical mile of the port. The
collision opened a water route in the ship, that sank thirty minutes
after hitting the small barren island.
According to the marine captain of
Eivissa, Jesus informed to Efe Varela, the ship, that was loaded with
150 tons of gasohol, is sunk to between 30 and 45 meters of depth and
the damages in the helmet have caused a fuel flight.
In the ship, of 116 meters of length,
eighteen crew traveled, a truck driver and his woman. After being
rescued, eight had to receive medical aid by contusions and hypotherm
after to have sent to the water. Read More…
Spanish Officials are not commenting on the cause of the accident but they do tell us the cause was human error. [Read more →]