Former Søby ferry capsized in Cape Verde
Photo: Sven Petersen
The former Søby ferry capsized at the dock in Mindelo harbor on Sao Vicente, Cape Verde. It happened while it was unloading cargo. One of the containers shifted in the loose cargo on the ship. The ferry edged to portside and capsized at the dock.
The ship ended up upside down partially under water. There were no people injured in the accident and there are no reported casualties as all the crew left the ship when it began to topple. Local authorities are planning the salvage of the ferry. The vessel will be towed to another location in the bay when it is afloat again.
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