A cruise ship has dropped off Norway in heavy Wind a cry for help. The ship with 1300 passengers have engine problems, police said. It will be evacuated.
A cruise ship with 1300 passengers on Board, ran off the Norwegian coast in distress. The ship have had to be evacuated, a motor problem, which is why it informed the police of the Norwegian province of Møre og Romsdal. In the meantime, the ship in the Hustadvika Bay, has been made.
The broadcaster NRK had previously shown footage, which was, like the "Viking Sky" in a strong shaft drive gear. The südnorweg of rescue service said at the time, the ship drifting towards the coast.Bad weather and high waves
Several helicopters and ships were reported in operation, NRK, citing the police. Bad weather and high waves hampering the actions, however. It was expected that the evacuation would take several hours. A good 100 people had been brought ashore. A Person should be easily violated.
Hustadvika waters are located in Kristiansund on the West Central coast of Norway and is considered as a dangerous area with numerous small Islands and reefs. In the Region there were frequent boat accidents.
The "Viking Sky", was delivered in the year 2017 by the manufacturer "Fincantieri" in Trieste, to the Norwegian operator Viking Ocean Cruises.
The damaged "Viking Sky" off the coast of Norway. A good 100 people had been brought ashore, reported the radio.