Cruise Ship Collides with Pier in Jamaica, Stranding Passengers

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Torrential downpours and powerful windstorms have battered the Caribbean islands, causing significant damage and leaving thousands without power. In Jamaica, a Carnival cruise ship carrying thousands of passengers was forced to dock in Ocho Rios for 12 hours after colliding with a pier.

Carnival Magic Damaged in Incident

The incident occurred on Tuesday, September 20, at 11:00 am local time. The Carnival Magic cruise ship slammed into the pier in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, due to strong winds and rough seas. The impact caused damage to the ship's side.

Carnival Cruise Line issued a statement confirming the incident, stating that Carnival Magic was involved in an accident while in Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

Passengers on board the ship were forced to remain stranded for several hours while repairs were made. The ship eventually departed from Jamaica at approximately 11:00 pm local time.

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