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News. A Romanian captain rammed his cargo ship into a hillside north of Athens while on the phone. "We're still in the 'afterglow' phase!" 22 September, 2004

Reference Number: DCDL-0004681

Shows a ship captain standing on the top platform of an Olympic Games podium. He is wearing a 'Romania' shirt, holding his cellphone and wearing an Olive Wreath on his head. An Olympic Games official is about to give the man a medal and tells the man behind her "We're still in the 'afterglow' phase!". In the background is a cargo ship stuck in a wall, with two men underneath with a measuring ruler. Refers to the incident in which a Romanian cargo ship rammed into a Greek hillside, near the town of Stylida, north of Athens, as the captain was speaking on his cell phone in September 2004, shortly after the conclusion of Athens hosting the 2004 Olympic Games.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Greece.) Olympic Games (28th ; 2004 ; Athens, Athens, Ships - Romania, Marine accidents, Stranding of ships, Cargo ships and Shipwrecks - Greece.

Part of:
Smith, Ashley W, 1948- :[Digital cartoons from 1 June 2007 onwards + digital cartoons received on 2 CDs dated 2004-2006 - all published in the Shipping Gazette, MG Business, or Presto], Reference Number DC-Group-0032 (289 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 300 dpi ; Gray scale (8 bit); Pixel dimensions 1476 x 1125. Single art work

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