The Carnival Ecstasy fire results after the ship caught fire just after leaving port in Miami. Several large tugs were nearby to respond and pour huge streams of water on the ship.

Shipping History reminds us that on this day in 1994, the MS Achille Lauro cruise ship caught fire and later sank near Somalia following an engine explosion. Below is a first-hand account of the incident filmed by one of the …

On Nov. 30, 1994, the Achille Lauro cruise ship caught fire and sank; more videos of cruise ship fires Read more »

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