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Carnival Triumph – Another Blacked-out Drifting Cruise Ship – Why Again?

There is a fire in one of two engine rooms on a cruise ship.  The fire is extinguished but the damage has been done. The cruise ship blacks out – losing power and most electricity. The ship is adrift in the ocean.  There is so hot … Continue reading

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Fire on the MV Azamara Quest Only the Latest Failure on Modern Diesel Electric Cruise Ships

The fire on the MV Azamara Quest, is one of a recent series of disabling fires and power failures on diesel-electric powered cruise ships.  Unlike the MV Azamara Quest, however, the ship’s crews aboard the Costa Allegra, the Carnival Splendor,  and the MSC Opera were unable to effect … Continue reading

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MSC Opera – Blackout & Mutiny, High Drama on the Baltic

The good news is that the events were more like the Carnival Splendor than the Titanic.  No one died. No ships were lost to icebergs.  Nevertheless, there was high drama, bordering on the operatic, on the cruise ship MSC Opera on its … Continue reading

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