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Report: Costa Fascinosa Suffered Engine Loss During Powerful Storm In The Mediterranean

According to multiple reports, Costa Cruise’s Costa Fascinosa lost an engine during a powerful storm earlier this week while sailing between Venice and and the Greek Isles. Reports from multiple sources suggest that at...

Costa Ship Suffers Power Failure In Port

A local Genoa blog is reporting Costa Cruise’s Costa Deliziosa suffered a complete power failure while docked in the Spanish port of Valencia yesterday. The Costa Deliziosa reportedly lost all electrical power for a number...

Fire Strands Small Cruise Ship In North Atlantic

Saga Cruise’s Saga Sapphire, the former Europa for Hapag Llyod Cruises, suffered an electrical fire earlier this weekend, which ultimately left the ship without power in the North Atlantic for a number of hours. Reports state...

Carnival Triumph Experiences 8 Minute Power Failure, Power Restored

Earlier this evening, Carnival Cruise Lines reported that the Carnival Triumph experienced an eight minute power failure while sailing between Cozumel, Mexico and Galveston, Texas. According to Carnival, the Carnival Triumph experienced the short...

Conflicting Reports Of Fire & Power Failure Aboard P&O’s Azura

A number of Cruise Critic members have reported a fire and evacuation aboard P&O’s Azura. The reports were posted on the Critic Critic message boards earlier this week and have so far been unnoticed...

Lawsuit, CNN Accuse Carnival Of Ignoring Safety Concerns Aboard Carnival Triumph, Carnival Refutes Claims With Exclusive Documents

Earlier this week, passengers from the Carnival Triumph’s February 2013 sailing that lost power after suffering a small engine room fire filed a lawsuit against Carnival, claiming the cruise line knew of the dangers...

Royal Princess Loses Power In The Mediterranean

(4:50 pm ET 9/24) According to Princess Cruises, the Royal Princess is currently undergoing maintenance and will be able to sail her next cruise, on 9/27 from Barcelona. Here is the official statement from Princess: “Today...

Final Report On Carnival Splendor Fire Released

Earlier today, the United States Coast Guard released their report on the cause of the 2010 fire aboard the Carnival Splendor,which caused the ship to lose power while at sea. According to the official...

Windstar Announces Name Of New Power Yacht

Windstar Cruises, a market leader in small ship cruising, has announced the name for the first of its three new, all-suite, power yachts as Star Pride. Star Pride, launching in May of 2014, will spend its...

Carnival Ecstasy Experiences Minor Power Outage

It is now being reported that the Carnival Ecstasy has suffered a minor power disruption on her way back to Port Canaveral. These reports came from guests currently sailing on the ship, some suggesting...

Carnival Announces Fleet Wide Safety Upgrades

Carnival Cruise Lines, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc, today announced that it has implemented a program to significantly enhance emergency power capabilities, introduce new fire safety technology, and improve the level of...

Costa Voyager Rescues Two Boaters Near Albania

This morning at 7 a.m. (CET), as Costa Voyager was en route to Durazzo, Albania, for its maiden call at that port city, a boat adrift without power and in obvious distress was spotted...