Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Norwegian Dawn Runs Aground

Update 11:15pm EDT - Norwegian Dawn ran aground while leaving Bermuda this afternoon.The ship lost power briefly which caused it to lose propulsion temporarily and it made contact with the sea bed.

The ship's officers and an independent dive team have confirmed the structural integrity of the ship. Norwegian Dawn was refloated and moved to an anchorage where it will be reinspected again on Wednesday before sailing to Boston. The ship has full power and all onboard services are continuing normally.

Norwegian Dawn was on a seven-night cruise from Boston.

Details are in the May 19 edition of Cruise News Daily.

Originally story published at 6:50p