Luxury cruise ship fails surprise inspection

(ATLANTA) — The Centers for Disease Control has given a failing grade to one of the most luxurious cruises ships alfloat after a surprise inspection in Alaska, CNN reported. CDC inspectors cited an "organized effort" on Silver Shadow to remove 15 trolleys of food from the ship's galley to individual crew cabins to "avoid inspection." It resulted in a failing grade of 82; any grade less than 84 is considered "less than satisfactory."

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By Professional Mariner Staff