The spectacle of the Clelia II cruise ship (photo below left) bouncing around by big waves and howling wind as it was trying to make its way back to Argentina from Antarctica continues to capture the attention of the American public this week. The video of the stricken vessel on our Cruise Law’s YouTube page has been viewed over
The partially disabled Clelia II cruise ship is facing extreme weather conditions with 88 U.S. passengers aboard as it limps back to port in Argentina after one of its engines stopped working.
Operated by Polar Cruises, (but see comments below), the Clelia II is a Antarctica explorer vessel with a crew of around 77. The cruise ship experienced limited maneuverability…
The Santiago Times reports "Luxury Cruise Ship Suffers Accident In Antarctic Peninsula."
The newspaper in Chile reports that the 100 passenger cruise ship Clelia II has been withdrawn from service following an accident that occurred over Christmas week.
The tour operator waited a long time before announcing the incident.
In a statement released two weeks after…