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Cruise Ship Adrift Off Seychelles

Posted February 27th, 2012 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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An Italian cruise ship with about 1,000 people on board is reported to be adrift off the coast of Seychelles. The Italian coast guard said Monday the Costa Allegra is drifting in the Indian Ocean, between Madagascar and the Seychelles islands. Officials say a fire on board caused the ship’s engines to fail. There have […]

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Eight More Bodies Found on Stricken Italian Cruise Ship

Posted February 22nd, 2012 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Italian divers have discovered eight more bodies on the Costa Condordia, the cruise ship that last month ran around and capsized off the Italian coast. Among the discoveries was the body of a five-year-old Italian girl. It is now confirmed that 25 people died in the cruise ship disaster. Seven people remain missing and are […]

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Wrecked Cruise Ship Salvage May Take Months

Posted February 3rd, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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The owners of a shipwrecked cruise liner say it may take seven to 10 months to remove the overturned vessel from an Italian coastline. U.S.-based Carnival Corporation says it has contacted 10 firms to submit plans for the job. Carnival plans to make a decision by the end of next month on which company will […]

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Wrecked Cruise Ship Salvage May Take Months

Posted February 3rd, 2012 at 2:20 am (UTC-5)
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The owners of a shipwrecked cruise liner say it may take seven to ten months to remove the overturned vessel from an Italian coastline. U.S. based Carnival Corporation says it has contacted ten firms to submit plans for the job. Carnival plans to make a decision by the end of next month on which company […]

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2 Killed, 9 Hurt in Norway Cruise Ship Fire

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Two people were killed and at least nine others were injured after a fire broke out in the engine room of the Norwegian fjord cruise ship MS Nordlys on Thursday. The ship was at sea near the port of Aalesund in western Norway when the fire started. Some of the more than 200 passengers aboard […]

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2 Killed in Norway Cruise Ship Fire

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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At least two people were killed after a fire broke out in the engine room of the Norwegian fjord cruise ship Nordlys on Thursday. The ship was at sea near the port of Aalesund in western Norway when the fire started. Some of the more than 200 passengers aboard the ship were evacuated to lifeboats, […]

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Norwegian Cruise Ship Evacuated After Engine Room Fire

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 7:11 am (UTC-5)
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The Norwegian fjord cruise ship Nordlys was evacuated Thursday after a fire broke out in the engine room. The ship was at sea near the port of Aalesund in western Norway when the fire started. Some of the more than 200 passengers aboard the ship were evacuated in lifeboats, while the rest left the Nordlys […]

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