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Category Archive for 'Carnival Triumph fire'

I did a couple of posts earlier in the year about the fire on the Carnival Triumph, and especially about the way that a single small fire knocked out what were supposed to be redundant power supply and control systems that affected the whole ship. Since then there has been a lot of negative publicity, […]

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We have some information as to how the engine room fire started on the Carnival Triumph. According to a US Coast Guard investigation, fuel from a damaged ‘fuel oil return line’ – a fuel hose, I think that means – sprayed onto a hot surface and ignited. Here’s a link to a story about it […]

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I haven’t mentioned the engine room fire on the Carnival Triumph up until now – it happened a long way away, and Carnival Cruise Line (CCL) aren’t a company that I’m likely to cruise with anytime soon. But it seems likely that the incident will have repercussions so here goes. Just to recap the broad […]

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