Cruise ship suffered engines failure, towed back to port

Cruise ship VENTURA was disabled and started to drift at around 2030 UTC Dec 7, shortly after leaving Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Canary Islands, during her 12-day cruise which started at Southampton. The ship requested assistance, she was taken n tow at around 0120 UTC Dec 8 and towed back to Santa Cruz. She was berthed in the morning Dec 8, and as of 0300 UTC Dec 9, was still at Santa Cruz. According to Captain, the ship lost propulsion because of condensation in electronics.
Cruise ship VENTURA, IMO 9333175, GT 116017, built 2008, flag Bermuda, operator P&O Cruises, capacity 3192 passengers.





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