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Norwegian cruise ship towed to NYC port after stalling out

Norwegian cruise ship towed into port after stalling out.
Norwegian cruise ship towed into port after stalling out.
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A Norwegian cruise ship was towed to port in New York City on Sunday morning after it stalled out on the Hudson River. The ship was returning from a trip to the Caribbean, and it was due to dock at 7 a.m. on Sunday. However, it stalled out, and passengers had to wait a few more hours before they arrived on shore. On May 4, KOLO TV reported on the cruise mishap.

What happened to cause the problem with this cruise ship? The Breakaway had a problem pop up with the steering and propulsion system on the ship. That problem caused the ship to stall out, and the ship then had to be tugged into port. The ship arrived at Manhattan Pier 88 at about 10 a.m. This was three hours later than scheduled.

The ship had their issues just outside the Manhattan Pier, so cruise passengers had a view of the New York City skyline from the deck of the ship while they waited to be pulled into shore. In The Loop Travel shared a photo of the view on their Twitter account on Sunday.

It is not known how many passengers were on board the cruise ship on this trip, but cruise ships seem to be more plagued by issues in recent years. This mishap is the latest report about issues with a cruise ship in recent months. This situation was handled quickly, and the passengers only lost a few hours time. What would you do if your cruise ship became stuck like this one did?