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Cruiseliner breaks moorings at Timaru

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 12/02/2017

Port of Timaru © David Wall Photo/Getty Images Port of Timaru A cruiseliner berthed at PrimePort Timaru has broken its moorings and collided with another berthed vessel.

A spokesman for the port confirmed it happened after 3pm on Sunday but could not comment further.

The vessel is the Seabourn Encore, a luxury vessel launched in January.

A witness, Mac Mackintosh, observed the event and has sent images to Fairfax.

There were high winds at the time of the incident.

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