facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Carnival Cruise ship Triumph returns to service months after fire

June 13, 2013 at 9:25 AM   |   Comments

MIAMI, June 13 (UPI) -- Carnival Cruise Lines said the Triumph, left powerless after a February fire, has returned to service in Mexico after $115 million in upgrades and repairs.

The cruise liner has enhanced emergency power capabilities, new fire technology and new restaurants, including Guy's Burger Joint and the Bluelguana Tequila Bar, Carnival said.

The ship returned to its port of Galveston, Texas, earlier this week and set sail for Mexico Thursday, the company said.

The 2,758-passenger ship was disabled by the February fire in the Gulf of Mexico.

Passengers spent several days without electricity, hot water or working toilets.

The incident led to a review of the company's ships and plans for $700 million in work on the fleet over the next few years, The Miami Herald reported.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Last hostages freed, suspects arrested in Harvey, Ill.
2
New York Post defies #ISISMediablackout with graphic James Foley cover
3
American photojournalist James Wright Foley executed by Islamic State
4
Father of 'affluenza' teen charged with impersonating cop
5
North Korea insults John Kerry on his appearance
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback