A leak in a fuel oil line caused the engine room fire which disabled the Carnival Triumph cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico.
The United States Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board have opened an investigation into the engine fire that crippled the Carnival Triumph while it sailed in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month.
In the wake of the disastrous journey of the Carnival Triumph over the last week, many passengers are questioning exactly what their rights are when it comes to cruise vacations.
Already having endured a multi-day nightmare at sea, the nightmare continued on land for some passengers, as at least one of the buses chartered by Carnival to take them to New Orleans broke down.
A South Florida woman was among the people waiting for their loved ones to reach land after being stranded at sea on a cruise ship for days.
The miserable cruise for passengers aboard the disabled Carnival Triumph has finally come to an end Thursday, despite a towline snapping, temporarily leaving the ship adrift just off the Alabama coast.
A four day luxury cruise has turned into a week of misery for passengers and crew aboard Carnival Cruise Lines’ “Triumph” in the Gulf of Mexico.
A second tug boat has reached a disabled cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico. Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines said the tugs intend to tow it Mobile, Alabama.