Costa Allegra Update: Tugs Reach Stricken Cruise Ship

Two tugs have joined the Costa Allegra and will help tow the broken down cruise ship to the Island of Mahe, Seychelles, the cruise ship owner, Costa Crociere, said today.  The vessel remains without power after a fire broke out in the vessels engine room on Monday. Costa Crociere said originally that the cruise ship was going to be towed to Desroches Island however it will … [Read more...]

Costa Cruise Ship Adrift off Seychelles, Fire Breaks Out in Engine Room

Costa Cruises can't catch a break. Just 6 weeks after the Costa Concordia ran aground off Italy, another one of their cruise ships, the Costa Allegra has caught fire and is now adrift two hundred miles southwest of the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean.  The vessel remained without power or lights as night fell. As we know, 200 miles southwest of Seychelles is not exactly … [Read more...]