Cruise ship loses power after fire off Mexico; almost 750 evacuated

(HUATULCO, Mexico) — A cruise ship lost propulsion power off Mexico, forcing the evacuation of almost 750 passengers and crew, USA Today reported on its Cruise Log blog. A small fire in the engine room triggered the blackout aboard Ocean Star Pacific. The 40-year-old ship is operated by recent startup Ocean Star Cruises.
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By Professional Mariner Staff