Cruise ship COSTA MEDITERRANEA lifeboats accident, Norway

Cruise ship COSTA MEDITERRANEA couldn’t hoist two her lifeboats back to their davits, while holding lifeboats exercise at Stavanger, Norway, on Jun 1. Floating crane had to be deployed to put lifeboats back and secure them. Departure was delayed until late Jun 1. Stavanger was the last stop on cruise ship itinerary before completing her cruise in Bremerhaven, Germany. Nobody was injured.
Cruise ship COSTA MEDITERRANEA, IMO 9237345, GT 85619, built 2003, flag Italy, operator COSTA CROCIERE, capacity 2680 passengers, crew 912.



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