Cruise ship arrives safely to port after evacuation off Norway’s coast

A cruise ship which got into difficulties off the coast of Norway amid stormy seas has safely reached a port after around half of its passengers were evacuated.

Some 200 Britons were on board the Viking Sky ship which sent a mayday call after losing engine power, prompting the start of an operation to airlift 1,300 passengers and crew from the vessel in high winds.

Police in Moere og Romsdal said the ship’s crew had managed to anchor in...
source: Sutton Guardian

2019-03-24 20:08
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