Blast on NCL Vessel Kills Four Crewmembers

Tuesday, May 27, 2003
The SS Norway is undergoing investigations conducted by the Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board after a fatal accident involving a boiler yesterday morning. The 42-year-old vessel, owned and operated by Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), was at the Port of Miami after arriving from an eastern Caribbean cruise when an explosion killed four crewmemebers and injured thirteen others. No passengers were reportedly injured. As a result of the accident, the May 25th cruise was cancelled.

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