Luxury Cruise Liner Could Not Come into the Port
‘Aegean Odyssey’ Cruise Liner with Malta Ship which could not come closer to the port as there was no tugboat on Fethiye Gulf anchored on the open sea. Aegean Odyssey, 140 long and 20 m wide, weighed anchored from Rhodes Island of Greece and entered in Fethiye Gulf in the early morning hours. Due to the lack of tugboat, 2300 gross ton cruise liner anchored near the Knight Island.
PASSENGERS CARRIED WITH LIFEBOATS
223 tourists in the ship including Americans, Germans and the British with high income level were taken to Fethiye Port with lifeboats. After the custom arrangements, some tourists left the harbour and some of them did shopping in Paspatur Street and relaxed at the cafes on the coastline. Other tourists preferred visiting historical sites of the region. The cruise ship left Fethiye in the evening hours to go to Antalya.