Roseanne Roseannadanna, one of Gilda Radner's characters, always used to remind us, “If it's not one thing, it's another.” She must have known some forty years ago about Norwegian Star. In December, at the beginning of Norwegian Cruise Line's new Asian season, the ship's starboard Azipod failed, causing a major disruption of the new program. Now, a little more than a month after getting the right pod all fixed up, the left one has developed a similar problem.
What are the chances? Well, they're slim. Norwegian Cruise Line says they've never seen anything like it, and so slim, neither has ABB, the manufacturer.
The complete story appeared in the January 27 edition of Cruise News Daily.