Five-point storm in Poti strands Maltese ferry
Georgia, Tbilisi, October 20/Trend N.Kirtzkhalia/
A ferry under the Maltese flag was cast ashore in the Poti port. The vessel left the port with 34 cars but the storm cast the ferry ashore, the port's administration told Trend.
None of the 16 crew members was injured. The crew consists of two Russian and 14 Ukrainian citizens.
After the five-point storm calms down, the work on the removal of the vessel from the shoal will begin.
The five-point storm also seriously damaged the waterfront boulevard of Batumi.
Several bungalows were demolished and the boulevard was damaged there.
The work on cleaning up the territory has begun since morning.