"the Cruise ship was in distress on the coast of Norway hauled now against the country. Over 9 00 persons remaining on board, but the evacuation by helicopter has been paused."
"the Evening was dramatic and the ship was very close to go on the grounds."
"During the morning session began bogseringen of the ship to a nearby port."
"– the Evacuation has been put on pause, and the ship goes against Molde. We have a tug to the rear and a forward, and it is moving forward with a speed of 5-8 knots, " says Einar Knutsen at the emergency HRS TT."
"Those who remain on board can feel safe, according to Knutsen. When the evacuation was paused had 463 of the 1373 persons on board have been taken ashore by helicopter. The captain is awaiting a decision on a possible resumption of the evacuation. How long it will take before the ship is in port, is unclear."
"– It is impossible to say, the wind is strong and there are strong currents, " says Knutsen."
"early in the morning started the ship on their journey for their own machine with three of the four engines of the time. Then, the three helicopters of the shuttle in order to get in the country the passengers."
"On the video clip that spread on Twitter shows how tables and chairs make your way over the floor on the wildly heeling the cruise ship. According to NTB, three of the passengers have been evacuated from the cruise ship severely damaged."
"a Total of 17 people taken to hospitals, according to Jan Arve Dyrnes in Fræna municipality, where most of the evacuees have been taken."
"Dyrnes says that during the night have met people who evacuated, all the passengers are according to him the English language."
" It was strong meetings with people who have been out on the boat for a whole night in the dark. They are very happy because they arrived in the country, he said at the press conference."
"All that are saved from the Viking Sky and does not need to be brought to the hospital are taken care of by the Red cross and the voluntary accommodation of Hustad, north of Molde. They are given food, blankets and clothes if they need it. Then they run to the hotel to wait for his friends."
"on Saturday, when it was still a storm, and none of the Viking Sky's engines worked, the vessel must have been 100 metres from walking on the grounds, said pilots in the Møre and Trøndelag. The crew struggled for more than half an hour to anchor the ship."
" They were very near running aground. It was probably not a fun experience to be on the ship then, " says Emil Heggelund, driftsansvarlig for the pilots, to Bergens Tidene."
"the emergency services would not comment on how close it was that the ship ran aground."
"– the Ship was two miles from land, when the crew managed to get fixed anchors, but the area is known to be full of cuts and because, " says Einar Knutsen to the TT."
"A cargo ship with nine-man crew that was on site to assist in the rescue effort got during the evening, stalling and heel. In order to be able to be evacuated, invited the crew to jump into the sea to be picked up by the rescue helicopter. All were rescued from the water."
"Several of the smaller rescue was forced to turn because of the high waves."
"the Viking Sky sent just after noon to 14 in the afternoon emergency message and asked for assistance after engine problems. On board were from the beginning of the 915 passengers and 458 crew members according to the shipping company Viking Ocean Cruises. The ship was on its way from Tromsø to Stavanger."