Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > Cruise Lines (Mainstream) > Carnival Cruise Lines
Register Forgot Password?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old June 12th, 2013, 07:21 AM
Junior Member
Familiar Face
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 12
Default Carnival Sunshine with Propulsion Problems

Looks like the Destiny engine issues continue today.

Reports have it limping to Messina.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old June 12th, 2013, 01:32 PM
storybookcruises.com's Avatar
Moderator
Admiral
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Ashburn, VA
Posts: 1,500
Default

Wasn't 'limping', just a bit slower than normal due to a 'minor technical issue'. Said they were 2 hours late coming into port so they're going to stay 2 hours longer to make up for it. But the problem has been fixed and everything is back to normal.

We've been on several ships where minor problems occur and they were never reported worldwide as major issues. Things like this happen to alot of ships, but it just seems lately everyone is becoming alot more aware of them, reporting them more widely, and blowing minor issues out of proportion.

If you drive your car long distances 365 days a year, occasionally you have to make some repairs and it'll be out of service for a few hours or a couple of days. And ships are obviously much more complex than a car, plus they don't have the luxury of being able to be out of service for a few hours or a few days to fix problems. So they are constantly performing preventive maintenance. Still, things happen and should just be taken in stride.

Pete
__________________
Travel Agent/Cruise Specialist w/12 yrs exp and 47 Cruises on 11 cruise lines! Favorites: Paul Gauguin - Tahiti: Uniworld River Cruises - Europe; Celebrity Solstice-class ships; Holland America - 12-nights Baltics & Russia; RCCL - 14-nights Greek Isles, Turkey, & Croatia; Holland America - 14-day Alaskan cruisetour; 10-night Canada/New England cruise; 21 days Hawaii w/7-night NCL cruise; Oceania - 25 days in Asia; more than 3 months touring Europe by train. And many all-inclusive resorts!
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old June 12th, 2013, 02:16 PM
zydecocruiser's Avatar
Senior Member
Admiral
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 2,827
Default

Yep. Minor issue already fixed. Much ado about nothing.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
carnival, carnivalsunshinemessinaengine, carnvial, engine, fixed, forum, fun, issue, issues, newsletter, problems, propulsion, propulsionproblem, prupolsion, sunshine, times

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Carnival Liberty Propulsion Problems Mike M Carnival Cruise Lines 46 March 17th, 2012 10:23 PM
Article: Legend propulsion problems jleq Carnival Cruise Lines 2 February 21st, 2010 06:12 PM
Miracle Propulsion Problems Master Chief Carnival Cruise Lines 6 March 14th, 2009 05:00 PM
propulsion problems on Infinity CStorm Celebrity 2 October 28th, 2005 04:14 PM
Propulsion Problems On Carnival Paul B Carnival Cruise Lines 14 March 23rd, 2005 10:04 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


 

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:13 PM.
design by: Themes by Design

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1