Several thousand people were evacuated yesterday from the Norwegian ship Epic, during a visit organized for the families of employees and subcontractors of STX France. Around 15 hours, starting a fire was reported on the back deck 8 in a room air conditioning. "The security teams quickly contained the fire to start and the damage is zero," they explained last night at STX France. For security reasons, visitors and some staff were evacuated during the operation. An hour and a half was necessary, including the time to check systems before returning on board is allowed. Consequences for the completion of the vessel, which will be delivered on June 17 at the American company Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), this setback, however, disrupted the schedule of visits and caused some havoc in queues. More than 15,000 people, in fact, parade on Sunday in the corridors of the Norwegian Epic!
Biggest liner done so far in France, the ship must complete its second round of sea trials June 11 to 13 His first formal presentation is planned in Rotterdam on 19 and its inaugural cruise, a transatlantic from Southampton to New York, will run from June 24 to July 1. The Norwegian Epic will be baptized the day after his arrival in the U.S. port.
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Norwegian Pearl 1/23/16***
Norwegian Epic 11/29/15, Carnival Inspiration 10/15***, Norwegian Pearl 1/28/15***, Norwegian Sky 1/23/15
Norwegian Breakaway 5/18/14 (BDA), Norwegian Star 1/5/14 (Panama Canal)
Norwegian Jewel 10/27/13 (AquaFest), Norwegian Breakaway 4/30/13 (Trans-Atlantic),
Celebrity Millennium 3/3/13 (Asia ), Norwegian Dawn 8/31/12, Norwegian Dawn 1/4/12,
Norwegian Spirit 8/28/11**, Norwegian EPIC 3/12/11, Norwegian Jewel 1/2/11
Norwegian Spirit 5/10, Norwegian Jewel 3/10, Norwegian Sky 1/10, Norwegian Jewel 1/10, ,
Norwegian Spirit 5/09, Celebrity Solstice 3/09*, Crown Princess 1/09,
* Denotes private charter Atlantis Events
**Denotes impacted by Tropical Weather
*** Denotes private charter GROOVE CRUISE