Cruise ship NORWEGIAN ESCAPE engine room accident, 2 crew injured

Cruise ship NORWEGIAN ESCAPE reported accident in engine room, in which two Filipino crew suffered second-degree burns, and requested medical assistance, in the afternoon Nov 26, some 20 nm off North Carolina coast. Injured seamen were medevaced by helicopter and transferred to Rocky Mount airport, to be picked up by ambulance. Cruise ship continued her voyage from New York to Cape Canaveral, no mechanical damages or failures reported so far.
Cruise ship NORWEGIAN ESCAPE, IMO 9677076, GT 165300, built 2015, flag Bahamas, operator Norwegian Cruise Line, capacity 4266 passengers, crew 1733.





My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.