Late yesterday afternoon, the Norwegian Escape encountered high winds and ran aground as the NCL cruise ship was departing Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. Several videos showed the ship in Puerto Plata near the shore.
@WESH @WFTV @FoxNews @cnnbrk @CNN @MSNBC Hearing from friends onboard the NCL Norwegian Escape, out of Port Canaveral, that the ship has run aground on a sandbar while departing Puerto Plata. No injuries reported. #cruise #Caribbean #Florida https://t.co/iYGwpI1HyF
— Marc Gordon (@marcgordon_) March 15, 2022
An NCL cruise passenger, the Disney Dude, was one of the first guests to report on the grounding and