Monday, February 27, 2012

Cruise News Daily Headlines for February 27, 2012

* Fire aboard Costa Allegra
A fire broke out this morning (4:39am EST) in Costa Allegra's aft generator room while the ship was sailing about 200 miles southwest of the Seychelles and about 20 miles from Alphonse Island. More

* Carnival Passengers Robbed at Gunpoint in Mexico
Twenty-two passengers ashore from Carnival Splendor in Puerto Vallarta on a Carnival-sponsored shore excursion bus were robbed at gunpoint last Thursday afternoon.
   None of the group was hurt, and they all returned to the ship safely. In this CND report we look at the cruise line's interesting reaction to the turn of events in Puerto Vallarta, and why we believe they responded (or not) as they have.

* Crew Member Overboard from Carnival Magic
Carnival Cruise Lines says that a male crew member jumped overboard from Carnival Magic on Saturday evening at approximately 10:35pm (CST) as the ship was en route back
to its home port of Galveston. The ship was reportedly about 100 miles southeast of Galveston at the time.

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