When did the Carnival Triumph breakdown?

Two tugboats are towing a fire-damaged Carnival Cruise ship that became stranded in the Gulf of Mexico on Feb. 10, 2013. An engine room fire disabled the cruise ship Triumph about 150 miles off the Yucatan Peninsula with 3,143 passengers and 1,086 crew members on board.

How big is the Carnival Triumph?

She is built in 1999 and her length is 273 meters, gross tonnage is 101509 GT and maximum speed is 21 knots. Carnival Triumph is operated by crew of 1040 people and the number of passengers varies from 2758 to 3310 people. She has 13 decks (8 decks with 1379 cabins) and provides passenger space ratio (PSR) of 31.

What happened on the Carnival Triumph?

The crippled cruise liner Carnival Triumph limps into port late Thursday, February 14, in Mobile, Alabama. Passengers had endured five days aboard the stricken ship with little power and few toilet facilities after a fire knocked out propulsion and other systems on Sunday, February 10.

What is the coolest cruise ship?

  • #1. Odyssey of the Seas. Royal Caribbean International. #1 in Best Cruise Ships for You.
  • #2. Celebrity Apex. Celebrity Cruises.
  • #2. Silver Moon. Silversea Cruises.
  • #4. MSC Virtuosa. MSC Cruises.
  • #5. Symphony of the Seas. Royal Caribbean International.
  • #5. Silver Muse. Silversea Cruises.
  • #5. Seabourn Odyssey. Seabourn Cruise Line.

Is Carnival a party cruise?

Carnival Cruises are hands-down the way to go for those seeking a tried-and-true cruise party experience. The Fantasy itself features the line’s latest BlueIguana Tequila Bar and RedFrog Rum Bar, as well as a nightclub and theme party nights.

What cruise line has the nicest ships?

Take a look at Cruise Critic’s list of best luxury cruise lines and ships to see which one resonates with you.

  • Seven Seas Explorer, Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
  • Crystal Serenity, Crystal Cruises.
  • Riviera, Oceania Cruises.
  • Viking Star, Viking Ocean Cruises.
  • Seabourn Ovation, Seabourn Cruises.
  • Silver Muse, Silversea Cruises.

Why choose a cruise with cruisecarnival triumph?

Carnival Triumph attracts a fun-loving, diverse group of passengers who tend to hail mostly from the region where the ship homeports.

What is the Carnival Triumph class?

Editors Note: In March 2019, Carnival Triumph was refurbished and renamed Carnival Sunrise. It is part of the line’s Sunshine class. Triumph delivers a classic, fun cruise experience that allows passengers to let loose and relax.

What are Carnival Cruise Line’s strengths?

Knowing its passengers and giving them exactly what they want — good times at reasonable prices — is one of Carnival Cruise Line’s greatest strengths. This commitment to all things fun is evident on Carnival Triumph, a family-friendly ship that mostly sails shorter cruises out of southern U.S. ports.

What happened to the triumph out of New Orleans?

This was the Triumph’s first sailing out of New Orleans (to Cozumel) – we departed on Monday 4-4 and returned today 4-8. I was told the boat had been out of service (no passengers) for 14 days as they moved the ship from Galveston, Texas to New Orleans.