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Carnival Corporation , said in a statement that the Dream Cruise, with capacity for over 3, 650 passengers, is docked at the port of Philisburg, on the small island of St. Martin, in the eastern Caribbean.

"The Carnival Dream has had a technical problem you are working with our engineering team, " said the Miami-based company.

He insisted that "at no time the ship has lost power driven" but confirmed that "there were periodic interruptions (the energy that fuels) lifts and toilets for a few hours last night."

He also assured that "at this time the entire system is functioning normally" and stressed that "the ship is still in port while our staff working on this technical issue."

However, in a statement to CNN, some passengers complained that they are not allowed to leave the ship and receive little information on the situation prevailing on board.

The ship sailed from Cape Canaveral (Florida) on Saturday for a seven-day trip. He was scheduled to leave the port of San Martin on Wednesday afternoon.

Carnival is also the owner of Triumph, a cruise ship sailing in January by the Gulf of Mexico with more than 4, 200 people aboard when it suffered a fire in its engine room and drifted.

He arrived in port almost five days later towed by several boats and passengers had to face food shortages and electricity and a complicated hygienic conditions throughout the incident became a media spectacle and led to several lawsuits against Carnival.

Just this Tuesday, Gerry Cahill , Carnival president, participated in most of the world cruise fair, which ends today in Miami, and then said "the safety of our guests and crew should always be the priority."

"We are focused on extracting he said all the lesson from this incident (that of 'Triumph'), for which we have invested millions of dollars in the review and possible extinction of fires and we have a separate team working on it."

The "good news", he said, is that "nobody was hurt" and have "a history of high confidence".

In January 2012, the Costa Concordia, from the same company, sank off the island of Giglio in the Mediterranean. The accident killed 25 people and 7 others were missing.

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