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1 SidewaysQuark  Thu, Feb 14, 2013 8:34:27am

Responsible companies should be prepared for these contingencies. There’s no excuse for this and I hope those in charge of the situation are held accountable.

2 Tigger2005  Thu, Feb 14, 2013 10:04:19am

This is the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard. This isn’t the 17th century. It’s absurd they don’t have a plan to rent a few ships and take these people off.

3 NJDhockeyfan  Thu, Feb 14, 2013 10:18:47am

Here’s a live feed of the arriving ship.

[Link: www.cnn.com…]

4 b_sharp  Thu, Feb 14, 2013 10:23:44am

OMG, they’re fighting over feces?

What have we come to?

5 Mongo only pawn... in game of life.  Thu, Feb 14, 2013 10:40:16am

Apparently there were not enough guns on board.

6 Aligarr  Thu, Feb 14, 2013 10:55:19am

Don’t know why the ship couldn’t be towed to a Mexican Port . Oh Wait ….cost ! Flying all those people back to the states ? Naaaa, let’em wallow in shit for 5 days .

7 sizzzzlerz  Thu, Feb 14, 2013 10:59:01am

My spidey-sense is tingling. I see a whole boat-load of lawsuits.

8 Skip Intro  Thu, Feb 14, 2013 11:11:57am

The good news is that this feces covered ship will be back out carrying passengers in a couple of weeks. Probably most of the passengers who pick up intestinal diseases will think they got them in port.

9 jvic  Thu, Feb 14, 2013 11:20:52am

re: #6 Aligarr

Don’t know why the ship couldn’t be towed to a Mexican Port . Oh Wait ….cost ! Flying all those people back to the states ? Naaaa, let’em wallow in shit for 5 days .

This is addressed in the link:

The original plan called for the Triumph to be towed to Progreso, a Mexican port. But that would mean fighting the northerly currents.
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“The worry was the gulf current,” he said. “North of the Yucatán there is a different current and this ship was caught in a northerly current, so it was a very good decision by the company, by Carnival, to bring us to Mobile instead of Mexico.”

I’m saying the point was considered, not whether or not the decision was correct.

re: #7 sizzzzlerz

My spidey-sense is tingling. I see a whole boat-load of lawsuits.

Absolutely. Negligence by Carnival seems more than possible, and one can easily picture comparable situations that could have turned tragic.

My spidey sense sees the management suits blaming the engineers and techs whose arms they twisted to cut corners.

10 Vicious Babushka  Thu, Feb 14, 2013 11:59:53am

Tow line snapped just as they were coming into port.

Sux to be on that shit, er ship.

11 Amory Blaine  Thu, Feb 14, 2013 12:20:07pm

Free vouchers for another cruise will keep the rubes er customers happy!!


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