Costa Cruise Ship Adrift to Island

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A Costa Cruise shift was reported adrift to Indian Island tells Sky News last Monday night. The cruise dubbed Costa Allegra was drifting out of control after a fire in the engine room cut the ship’s power.

Costa Cruise Ship Adrift to Island

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Costa Allegra was reached by a French rescue vessel together with two tug boats from Seychelles, after being stranded. The Italian coastguard confirmed that the cruise has 636 passengers along with 413 crew members. Passengers are all safe and fire was extinguished, rescuers said.

Authorities are making arrangements for the evacuation of those on board to Descroches and then their transfer to the Seychelles’ main island, said the Coastguard.

 

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