Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection canceled six River Countess sailings after the vessel was struck by MSC Opera while alongside in Venice on Sunday.

June 4 update covers completion of repairs and additional customer care measures.

Welding works to repair damage to the hull of MSC Opera were completed Tuesday as the investigation continued into what caused the ship to lose control and ram into a Uniworld riveboat and scrape the pier in Venice Sunday morning.

Calls for banning cruise ships from the Giudecca Canal were renewed after an MSC Cruises ship lost control when docking at Venice Passenger Terminal Sunday morning, striking the pier and ramming Uniworld Boutique River Cruises' River Countess.

Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) inspectors are carrying out investigations on board Viking Sky, berthed in Molde following a loss of engine power in stormy seas on Saturday that led to a partial evacuation of the ship by helicopter.

Norwegian Epic struck two mooring points at the Port of San Juan's Pier 3 east during high winds on Tuesday.

Ponant's Le Soléal grounded on Wednesday while transiting Kirke Passage in the Chilean fjords, causing damage to one propeller but no injuries. The ship was under control of a local pilot at the time.

During a squall at Italy's Port of La Spezia Monday afternoon, Celebrity Constellation's mooring lines broke, causing the ship to drift from the pier in high winds. Its stern made incidental contact with the bow of Costa Magica, docked behind.

Four passengers were taken to hospital and released the following day after Swiss Crystal, operated by Scylla AG, struck a motorway bridge pillar near Duisburg, Germany, Tuesday night.

The Greek government has ordered the raising of the sunken cruise ship Sea Diamond that foundered just off the popular holiday island of Santorini 10 years ago, leaving two French passengers missing and presumed dead.

The first newbuild in Lindblad Expeditions' history has sustained damage during its launch down the ramp at Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, delaying National Geographic Quest's entry into service.

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