Cruise ship CARNIVAL TRIUMPH fire, all on board evacuated

Fire erupted on Deck 4 of a cruise ship CARNIVAL TRIUMPH, which is undergoing refurbishment at shipyard in Cadiz, Spain, in the afternoon Mar 21. Hundreds of workers on board were evacuated. Reportedly fire wasn’t major one, it started during wielding works on cabins extending. Understood fire was quickly extinguished, no injures mentioned. Extent of damages unreported, probably small. CARNIVAL TRIUMPH is at shipyard since Mar 12, scheduled for a major refit.
Cruise ship CARNIVAL TRIUMPH, IMO 9138850, GT 101509, built 1999, flag Bahamas, operator Carnival Cruise Lines, capacity 2427 passengers, 1100 crew.



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