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Old March 7th, 2009, 12:07 AM
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I just saw this on the news....wow.... dangerous incident.

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Wow, that is very frightening. That poor man, I hope he recovers.
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Scary, indeed.
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Old March 7th, 2009, 05:40 PM
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I HATE it when that happens.

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On television, I saw some video of the ship's mooring lines breaking. It was pretty impressive. I hope that the passenger is okay.
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This certainly was a dangerous situation. I don't understand why the gangway was up or why passengers were allowed to disembark when the winds were that high. The port is at fault but so is the ship. A bad decision on the part of the Captain. Moving the ship after the fact does not alter the incident.
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That's really sad, just something more for us to think about when disembarking at the different ports!
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