March 23, 2019 / 2:25 PM / 6 months ago

Cruise ship adrift off Norway to evacuate 1,300 passengers

OSLO, March 23 (Reuters) - A cruise ship has suffered engine failure in windy conditions off the west coast of Norway and will evacuate its 1,300 passengers, Norwegian police said on Saturday.

The country’s maritime rescue service said the Viking Sky was drifting towards land and had sent out a mayday signal. (Reporting by Terje Solsvik Editing by Alexander Smith)

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