Carnival Cruise Incidents 2012

Rough Start to 2012 for Carnival Cruise Corp, What Lies Ahead?

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Carnival Triumph is a cruise ship of Carnival Cruise Lines is part of the Destiny / Triumph Class. Recorded in the Bahamas is used for cruises in the Caribbean Compared to the Carnival Destiny , the first ship of the class, has an extra deck.

On the morning of 31 March 2012 Carnival Triumph was impounded by order of the Court of Texas, while he was about to depart from the port of Galveston, following a complaint by a German citizen, the son of a passenger of the Costa Concordia died in the shipwreck of the ship.

On February 11, 2013 there was a fire in the engine room which, although readily tamed, made ​​useless all the engines and brought the ship adrift. On board were 3143 passengers and 1086 crew members. The fire also damaged the power generators, making sure that there was no longer the air conditioning (the ship at the time of the event was to the Caribbean, and the temperatures were quite high). In addition, the decay of all chilled and the decommissioning of all electric pumps of the toilets have made ​​the rather precarious sanitary conditions. [1]

After five days the ship was towed to the port of Mobile in Alabama , after encountering several problems related to the rough sea and the breaking of a cable to the trailer. The CEO of Carnival , Gerry Cahill , he apologized for what happened. [2]

Galveston , Texas .

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