Cruise Ship Viking Sky – Mayday and Abandon Ship

The Cruise ship Viking Sky lost power and declared a mayday on Saturday off Norway. The ship was able to Anchor, and eventually restored some power and made it safely to port Sunday. 400 of 1300 people on board were evacuated by Helicopter. This was a significant near miss.

Viking Sky entered service in 2017, and has called on Halifax. the ship carries 930 Passengers, and 560 crew.

cruiselawnews.com reports 18 incidents of ships loosing power in 2016. Cruise Junkie tracks Cruse ship incidents of all types.

Below are some tweets which captured the situation.

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