Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Costa Allegra: Costa Cruises face another debacle

Passengers aboard the Costa Allegra cruise liner that was left without power after a fire are expected to reach land on Thursday.
The vessel, which is operated by the same company involved in the Costa Concordia tragedy, was cast adrift in the Indian Ocean after the blaze broke out in an electric generator room on Monday.
The stranded travellers - who include 31 Britons - were earlier being towed to Desroches, a small, coral-lined island in the Seychelles, and were due to reach it by Wednesday morning.

However, Costa Cruises later announced they could not disembark there as it was not safe enough and the ship would instead be taken to the main Seychelles island of Mahe.
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