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1,300 people are being airlifted from a cruise ship off the coast of Norway, which was left stranded by windy conditions and massive waves

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The Viking Sky cruise ship is evacuating passengers after it began experiencing engine problems off the coast of Norway.
At 6 p.m. local time, Norwegian officials said rescue workers had managed to evacuate about 100 people so far out of the 1,300 on board.
A local paper has reported that two rescue vessels were forced to turn back after meeting waves that were over 30 feet high.
A video uploaded to Twitter, apparently from a passenger on board, shows that the interior of the ship has taken in some water.
On Saturday afternoon, the Viking Sky cruise ship began evacuating passengers off...
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The Latest: 100 people evacuated from cruise ship off Norway

The Latest: 100 people evacuated from cruise ship off Norway

1 month ago   |   By National Post

HELSINKI - The Latest on the Viking Sky cruise ship, which is having engine problems off the coast of Norway :
6 p.m.
Norwegian officials say rescue workers have managed to evacuate about 100 people so far from a cruise ship that ran into engine problems in heavy winds and seas and sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast.
Authorities kicked off an evacuation on Saturday afternoon of the estimated 1,300 passengers and crew from the Viking Sky cruise ship. Rescue teams with helicopters and boats have been sent to help, and the evacuation process expected to take several...
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