1,300 cruise ship passengers to be evacuated after engine failure

1,300 cruise ship passengers to be evacuated after engine failure
By: Sky News - World Posted On: March 23, 2019 View: 1

1,300 cruise ship passengers to be evacuated after engine failure

A cruise ship has suffered engine failure in windy conditions off the west coast of Norway and will evacuate its 1,300 passengers.

The Viking Sky was drifting towards land and had sent out a mayday signal.

The ship belongs to Viking Ocean Cruises, part of the Viking Cruises group founded by Norwegian billionaire Torstein Hagen.

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