The 53 meter long passenger ship Otuangaofa allided with the moored 400 dwt freighter Sitka at Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The Otuangaofa was attempting to dock when it struck the Sitka twice! The Sitka suffered damage to its bow with estimates place the damage at more than $50,000 US. The Otuangaofa with 500 passengers on board was able to dock with no injuries reported. Reports state the passenger ship has been taken out of service.