Click on the image above to witness the collision.
The MSC Orchestra, a 92,000-tonne ship, collided with MSC Poesia as it tried to leave Buenos Aires, Argentina.
One onlooker can be heard shouting “No, no, no” in the shocking footage which captured the prang on Wednesday afternoon.
The vessel crunched into sister ship MSC Poesia but somehow no one suffered serious injuries.
But debris can be seen crashing into the water at Buenos Aires in the video.
Both MSC Orchestra and MSC Poesia are popular with Brits and have been deployed this summer take tourists on cruises around Northern Europe.
It’s unclear though if any Brits were on board either vessel at the time of the crash.
- Each ship has a capacity of 2,500 passengers.
- The Orchestra suffered minor damage in the shunt.
- Following an investigation, the ship was cleared to sail.
But it was delayed as it set off on an eight-night South America cruise with stops in Brazil and Uruguay.
The investigation continues.
MSC Cruises, founded in Naples, Italy, but now based in Geneva, Switzerland, is the fourth largest cruise company in the world.