From one to 4.30 the Drea remained stationary off Corsica with the lights spent and the air conditioning systems stopped. Panic on board
OLBIA. The cold and insensitive electronic line reported by the satellite tracking services of ships on the internet indicates that from 11 pm to 2.30 UTC, or from 1 in the morning to 4.30 Italian summer time, the Moby Drea ferry traveling from Olbia to Genoa 558 passengers and some with them cars on board stops off the coast of Aleria, facing the west coast of Corsica. Three and a half hours, a very long period during which the great ship drifts slowly east and then south. The trace is strange, but it does not say what happens inside the ferry that left the port of the White Island at 9.15 pm on Saturday. There is a general blackout: stopped generators, spent lights, mute speakers, blocked air conditioning systems, frightened passengers who pour into the dark corridors in the belly of the ship with the cellphone LEDs on to illuminate the path in search of a way out. exit. They tell it themselves, the passengers of what, on the night between Saturday and Sunday, was one of the first seasonal journeys of the Olbia-Genoa line, which reopened just a week ago.
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