Unfortunately it got itself into hot water recently. Stranded passenger that were rescued by helicopter from the cruise ship Viking Sky are pictured on March 23 2019 on the west coast of Norway near Romsdal.
A luxury cruise ship has safely arrived at port in Norway after a harrowing ordeal that started when the ships engines failed during a storm off the.
Viking sky cruise ship disaster. After narrowly averting a maritime disaster Norway is mulling the safety of cruise ships in the Far North. On 23 March 2019 the Viking Sky experienced a blackout and loss of propulsion in the Hustadvika area Norway and the ship started to dangerously drift towards shore. It was taken at 158 pm just 5 minutes after the first one.
The ship drifted to within 100 metres of. The Aiviq engines were OK but suffered from bad fuel causing all 4 engines to stall. Viking Sky the third elegant sister ship in our ocean fleet is christened in Tromsø Norway a popular destination for viewing the Northern Lightsand a key port of call on our Into the Midnight Sun itinerary.
The Viking Sky cruise ship is a statuesque vessel that was built in 2017. The Viking Sky sailed from the northern city of Tromso bound over the weekend for Stavanger in southern Norway when the ship began struggling with engine failure started listing dangerously then. Despite a great media attention given to the blackout and loss of propulsion of the Viking Sky very few research studies have been dedicated to this near disaster.
Seventeen people taken to the hospital. OSLO A luxury cruise ship that had set sail with almost 1400 passengers and crew aboard arrived at a port in Norway on Sunday after narrowly escaping disaster when its. Reading the current reports about the Viking Sky distress I am reminded about the 2012 incident off Alaska when the drilling rig Kulluk ran ashore after its tug Aiviq suffering engine problems.
Thanks to well-trained professionals and a good dose of luck the 1373 people on board. Rescuers camera shows passengers being airlifted to safety – video It was very nearly a disaster. Things were going bad very quickly.
The captain of the Viking Cruises liner issued a mayday call and declared a full-scale emergency after losing three of his four engines in terrible conditions at 2pm on Saturday. The 2017-built MS Viking Sky cruise ship is the third in a series of 10 identical vessels built for Viking Ocean CruisesThe sisterships are named Viking Star 2015 Viking Sea 2016 Viking Sun 2017 Viking Orion 2018 Viking Jupiter 2019 Tellus and Venus 2021 Neptune and Mars 2022. By Terje Solsvik OSLO March 24 Reuters A luxury cruise ship that had set sail with almost 1400 passengers and crew aboard arrived at a port.
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Reports suggested crew attempted to ready lifeboats for an evacuation but the huge waves made it impossible. The Viking Sky isnt the first cruise ship to have a close call in Hustadvika raising questions about the routing.