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What ails the cruise ship industry

Last updated on: February 15, 2013 14:59 IST

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From the Costa Concordia disaster to the stranded Carnival Triumph, a look at recent problems plaguing the cruise ship industry.

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Image: The tugs Resolve Pioneer and Dabhol tow and steer the Carnival Triumph cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico to Mobile, Alabama, following an engine room fire.
Photographs: Ensign Chris Shivock/US Coast Guard/Reuters.

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The cruise ship lost propulsion after an engine room fire on February 10 and was adrift off southern Mexico's Yucatan peninsula.

A small boat from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous patrols near the cruise ship Carnival Triumph in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Photographs: /Lt. Cmdr. Paul McConnell/US Coast Guard/Reuters.

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The Costa Concordia cruise ship which ran aground off the west coast of Italy at Giglio island lies on its side, half-submerged and threatening to slide into deeper waters.

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Photographs: Tony Gentile/Reuters.

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The Costa Concordia capsized off the coast of Italy, killing 32 people.

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Image: Passengers line up on the side of the Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia and move down along the side of the vessel during the evacuation operation.
Photographs: Guardia Costiera/Handout/Reuters.
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A fisherman's boat sails near the stricken luxury cruise ship Azamara Quest docked at the port in Malaysia's town of Sandakan on Borneo island during sunrise.

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Photographs: Bazuki Muhammad/Reuters.

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The Azamara Quest suffered an engine room fire that disabled the engines and left the ship temporarily stranded off the southern Philippines coast in waters prowled by pirates.

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Image: Passengers of the stricken luxury cruise ship Azamara Quest arrive at a hotel after the ship docked at a port in Malaysia's town of Sandakan on Borneo island.
Photographs: Bazuki Muhammad/Reuters.

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The Costa Allegra cruise ship is pictured in this photo taken by an Indian Navy maritime surveillance aircraft following their distress call in the Indian Ocean.

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Photographs: Handout/Indian Navy/Reuters.

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An engine room fire on the Costa Allegra knocked out the ship's main power supply in the Indian Ocean, leaving it adrift with more than a thousand people on board in waters vulnerable to pirate attacks.

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Image: A passenger walks with his luggage after alighting from the Costa Allegra cruise ship at Mahe port in Seychelles Island.
Photographs: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters.

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The Carnival Cruise Lines cruise ship C/V Splendor is towed into San Diego harbour.

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Photographs: Mike Blake/Reuters.

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The luxury liner and its 3,300 vacationers had been left stranded off the Mexican coast by an engine-room fire.

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Image: Passengers clap as the Carnival Cruise Lines cruise ship C/V Splendour docks after being towed into San Diego harbour.
Photographs: Mike Blake/Reuters.
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Seagulls fly above the ship, the Bellriva, in Wiesbaden. 

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Photographs: Lisi Niesner/Reuters.

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The Bellriva was quarantined after at least 30 passengers were found to be suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting. Authorities believed it was caused by the Norovirus, a virus that is spread from person-to-person and causes flu-like symptoms.

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Image: Paramedics dressed in protective attire enter the ship, the Bellriva, in Wiesbaden.
Photographs: Lisi Niesner/Reuters.

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Firefighters and ambulances are seen at the bow of the Queen Mary 2 in Saint-Nazaire, western France. 

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Photographs: Daniel Joubert/Reuters.

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Twelve visitors died and 32 were injured when a dockside gangway to the world's biggest and most expensive cruise ship, the Queen Mary 2, collapsed.

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Image: A French policeman stand guard nearby the gangway that collapsed on the site of the Queen Mary II shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, western France.
Photographs: Reuters.

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Passengers on the British cruiser Aurora wave a banner demanding help in Gibraltar. 

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Photographs: Anton Meres/Reuters.
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The ship returned to Britain from a trip marred by a diplomatic storm after hundreds of passengers fell ill with a stomach infection.


Image: P and O cruise liner Aurora docks at Southampton in southern England,
Photographs: Lee Besford/Reuters.
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