A video circulated through social media depicts the collision of two Carnival cruise ships at Cozumel island, Mexico, on Friday. Six passengers were slightly injured and went to the Carnival Glory medical center.
The National Transportation Safety Board issued an accident report concerning the cruise ship “Carnival Horizon”, which in attempts to maneuvre its entrance into berth no. 2 at Manhattan Cruise Terminal’s Pier 88 in New York City, New York, its bow struck the southwest corner of adjacent Pier 90.
Crewmembers of the Carnival Fascination managed to rescue a man that went overboard on May 18. As Carnival informs, the passenger had jumped from Deck 10, with the crew and passengers immediately notifying the bridge team of the incident. Once informed of the incident, the bridge team returned the vessel to the location of the incident. The captain then deployed a rescue boat, with the crew bringing the victim back onboard.
A Carnival cruise ship listed heavily to its side while en route to the Caribbean, causing a minute of panic for the passengers. The incident was reported a few hours after the ‘Carnival Sunshine’ left the Port Canaveral in Florida, on Sunday evening. Photos released through social media depict the inside of the ship with plates, bottles, silverware, glassware and even tables crashing to the floor.
At approximately 10 pm Wednesday, the cruise ship ‘Carnival Fascination’ responded to a distress signal from a small fishing boat that was 25 nautical miles from Barbados. The boat had run out of fuel and was adrift and the two fishermen were taken aboard the cruise ship.
On the early morning hours of Tuesday, the cruise ship ‘Carnival Horizon’, Carnival’s newest vessel, hit the pier 90, while mooring at Pier 88 in the Manhattan Cruise Terminal, causing damages to the dock. Upon investigation, the US Coast Guard cleared the ship to sail.
When the water line broke on the cruise ship “Carnival Dream”, on Thursday, May 3 , it flooded one of the ship’s decks. At that time the ship was sailing in the Caribbean. The ship continued its voyage without problems and it returned to its homeport of New Orleans on Sunday, 6 of May. The crew needed 6 hours to replace the damages.
A 44-year old female passenger travelling aboard ‘Carnival Elation’ cruise ship lost her life Friday morning, after she fell from her balcony to several decks below, while the ship was underway on four-day trip to Bahamas.
Five people were injured, one of them seriously, during a routine training exercise on the Bermuda-registered Carnival Cruises’ vessel ‘MV Arcadia’, in Ponta Delgada, Azores, on Saturday. The lifeboat broke from its cabling and fell from its davits into the sea, with five crew members onboard.
The child fell from an interior atrium onto the lower deck of a Carnival cruise ship, during passengers’ disembarkation at Miami port, on morning hours of Saturday. The girl was transferred to the ship’s medical center to receive emergency care and then, she was taken to a nearby hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries,
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