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Cruise ship damage to Middle Harbor slated for repairs

 

Photo courtesy of PND Engineers

The Middle Harbor dock structure was damaged in September after the 127-foot long cruise vessel Safari Explorer hit the structure. Damage to the exterior glulam beam can be seen in this photo taken by PND Engineers who assessed the damage for the Borough.

The initial stages to repair a dock structure in Middle Harbor that was damaged in early September by the M/V Safari Explorer are underway after the Assembly approved a contract with PND Engineers at Monday's regular meeting.

"Basically it was one of our small cruise ships and they hammered that float pretty good," Borough Manager Steve Giesbrecht said. "We had PND do an analysis of it and there's some pretty severe damage."

The damage incurred by the 127-foot long vessel owned by Un-Cruise Adventures includes a 15-foot long split in the south, exterior glulam beam.

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