Marketplace   Menu Guide   Complete Pages      
butler eagle
Site last updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014 Bookmark our site!
Local PennsylvaniaNationalInternationalNews Extras  
Published: February 14, 2013 print this article Print save this article Save email this article Email ENLARGE TEXT increase font decrease font

Towline breaks, but disabled cruise ship heads to port



MOBILE, Ala. — A Coast Guard official says a disabled cruise ship off the coast of Alabama is again moving toward the shore after a broken towline delayed the vessel’s slow journey back to port.
Petty Officer William Colclough says a new tugboat has been secured and the Carnival Triumph is again making its way into Mobile.
He says the ship will be further delayed because of the towline issue, though he did not give a new estimated arrival time.
It had been expected to arrive Thursday night.
An engine-room fire Sunday left the ship powerless. More than 4,000 people are on board the Triumph, and passengers face long bus rides or other travel hassles to get home once they arrive in Alabama.





Back
Comments
Order Photos!
 
MORE NEWS HEADLINES
arrow Gas explosions kill 15, injure 228 in Taiwan
arrow Police looking for bank robber
arrow Touch-a-Truck is huge success
arrow Yauger pleads guilty
 
MOST READ ARTICLES
arrow Mixer truck ends up in ravine
arrow Traffic light outage in Cranberry causes woes
arrow NIMBY motivations
arrow POLICE REPORTS