Category Archives: Cruise Ship Fire


Sep

09

2015
Fire On Carnival Cruise Ship Liberty

Fire On Carnival Cruise Ship Liberty

A fire broke out on Monday, Sept. 7  aboard Carnival Cruise’s Liberty. Apparently the fire started in one of the ship’s engine rooms. No one was injured in the fire. Passengers and crew were safe. The first began while the cruise ship was docked on the Island of St. Thomas, according to a statement from the U.S. Coast Guard. The cause of the fire is still…

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Jun

30

2014

Holland America Cruise Ship Suffers Engine Room Fire – All Passengers Safe

According to news reports, a Holland America cruise ship returned to port in Seattle because of an engine room fire. The boat was Holland America’s Westerdam. Fortunately, none of the 3,000+ passengers or cruise ship crew members were hurt or injured because of the fire. Evacuation of the cruise ship was apparently not necessary. It seems as though Holland America acted quickly and appropriately after…

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Jun

13

2014

Shipyard Fire Damages Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas Cruise Ship

According to reports, Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas cruise ship was damaged when a fire broke out on the third deck. The incident occurred on June 5. The shipyard, in Papenburg Germany, is where the ship is being built. The fire was brought under control relatively quickly. Two people were treated for smoke inhalation. Fire accidents aboard cruise ships can be very frightening –…

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Feb

21

2013

Passengers file class action lawsuit against Carnival Cruise Lines, Carnival Triumph

  Due to the fervor surrounding the engine fire and resulting miserable conditions aboard the Carnival Triumph, passengers and their cruise injury attorneys in Florida have deemed it worthwhile to follow through on the filing of a class action lawsuit against Carnival Cruise Lines. According to a CNN report… A class action lawsuit has been filed against Carnival Corporation surrounding the events that crippled the…

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Feb

14

2013

Passenger on Carnival Triumph – What are my rights?

  It’s been a difficult five days for passengers and crew members aboard the Carnival Triumph as a fire broke out in the engine room early Sunday leaving much of the ship’s electrical powers at less than full capacity. That loss of electricity and powers has affected systems on the boat including air conditioning, food preparation and plumbing and sanitary systems. Conditions have not been what…

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Feb

14

2013

Carnival preparing for medical assistance when Carnival Triumph reaches port

  In a CNN report, “Mobile Infirmary Health Services has offered to set up a triage unit at the port, in case any debarking passengers need medical assistance, Alabama Cruise Terminal General Manager Sheila Gurganus said Tuesday.” This medical operation will be staged to deal with any potential injuries or after effects passengers may have experienced in the 4 days at sea since an engine…

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Feb

14

2013

Federal agencies will investigate engine room fire on Carnival Triumph

  According to various new sources, federal agencies will investigate the engine room fire that occurred on board the Carnival Triumph cruise ship on Sunday, Feb. 10. The ship is scheduled to arrive in Mobile, Alabama on Thursday so the 3,143 passengers and 1,086 crew members can move to dry land. In a CNN report, the “Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board launched an…

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Feb

11

2013

Passengers post comments about harsh conditions aboard Carnival Triumph

As the day unfolds and details emerge regarding the engine fire and lack of propulsion on the Carnival Triumph, passengers have posted comments about harsh conditions. Loss of electricity, issues with bathroom use and other inconveniences have become public in the hours after the Carnival Triumph became adrift in the Gulf of Mexico after an engine fire disabled the ships ability to move and navigate….

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Feb

11

2013

Details emerge in cruise ship engine fire – release from Carnival

Yesterday’s engine fire aboard the Carnival Triumph cruise ship has been the cause of many questions. Earlier today, Carnival Cruise Lines released a statement regarding the incident. To find out if you have a claim against Carnival – click here. Here is the statement from Carnival:   Details on Initial Incident/Status of Tugboats   Yesterday morning, February 10, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph experienced a…

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Feb

11

2013

Cruise ship accident attorneys answer questions about Carnival Triumph engine fire

Our cruise ship injury and accident attorneys will be available to answer questions about the Carnival Triumph engine fire. To find out if you have a claim against Carnival – click here. Engine fire affects cruise ship passengers Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Triumph lost engine power today when its engine caught on fire. Fortunately, there have been no reports of passenger or crew member injuries….

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