Smoke filling cabins, everyone at muster stations.
Hopefully nothing too serious.
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Just got a call from my brother aboard the Royal at Port Said, Egypt... Smoke filling cabins, everyone at muster stations. Hopefully nothing too serious.Thanks for the update. Please let us know if you hear anything else.
I should clarify that my brother didn't call me directly... just heard the news from our mother, whom he did call.Hope so. CNN hasn't picked it up which is a good sign.
Will let you know if he calls her again.
Hopefully it's just one of those laundry room things.
Been following the bridge cam and the time has stayed on 17:31 hopefully it will update. Good luck to your brotherTime should be showing 21:49, so the clock stopped at 10:30 our time.
Just spoke to Princess, who sent me the official statement. It says:This is why Cruise Critic is so wonderful
"At approximately 8:10 pm local time, an engine room fire broke out aboard Royal Princess, as the ship was departing Port Said, Egypt. Fire teams have been deployed, and passengers have been mustered to their emergency stations. The ship is currently anchored off the coast of Port Said.
All passengers and crew are accounted for and there are no injuries. We will provide further information as it becomes available."
I'll let you know if we hear anything else. Good news is that it sounds like everyone is safe!