Celebrity Infinity takes out Alaskan dock in 45 knot breeze:

Cruise ship Celebrity Infinity allided with a dock in Ketchikan, Alaska

Wind in the area was reported to be gusting to around 45 miles per hour as the cruise ship attempted to come alongside Berth 3. Local newspaper the Alaska Dispatch News said that “longshoremen, port security personnel and Celebrity employees noticed something was wrong with the ship’s approach and moved out of the way.”

Eye witnesses say that there was damage to the hull of the Infinity including a hole in the ship above its waterline. US Coast Guard have not yet reported on their investigation into the cause of the incident.