Watch: Big Ship Crashes Into Beach for Scrapping and Recycling

The M/F Ostend Spirit, also known as the MS Pride of Calais, was a ferry that spent most of its life doing the shuttle route across the English Channel. She’ll now be completely broken down, piece by piece, for scrapping and recycling at a ship breaking yard in Turkey.

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The ship crashes into the beach at full speed, making space for itself between two ships, pushing them aside and coming to a halt eventually.

This kind of beach crashing is a common practice for commencing dismantling at all ship breaking yards around the world. You can read more about ship breaking in the articles below:

How ship dismantling is done?

10 Types of Ship Disposal Techniques

Watch the video of the big ship crashing into the beach:

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The video has been filmed at Aliaga Ship demolishing yards in Turkey.

NOTE: Marine Insight does not have enough information to verify this video and cannot vouch for its accuracy.

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