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Thursday, 16 December 2010

Jolly Amaranto

The Italian ro-ro vessel Jolly Amaranto sunk on the night of Dec 14 2010, had arrived in port, while proceeding to its berth the disabled Jolly Amaranto issued a distress call on Dec 11, vessel got a heavy list and lost upper deck containers
50 miles off the Egyptian coastline. On Dec 13th the vessel was towed to Alexandria, but while in port vessel suffered water ingress and capsized, all 21 crew safe. It is unclear what caused it to capsize.

Jolly Amaranto [IT] IMO 7616365 dwt 10677 built 1977

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