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Norway opens probe into why cruise ship ventured into storm

Mar. 25, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian officials have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,370 people set sail along the country's often wild western coast despite storm warnings, forcing a major evacuation by helicopter. One person is in critical but stable condition in an...

The Latest: All Viking Sky passengers, crew safe; ship docks

Mar. 24, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — The Latest on the Viking Sky cruise ship that was stranded off the coast of Norway (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The Viking Ocean Cruises company says all the passengers and crew of its Viking Sky cruise ship are safe, the ship has docked in the western Norwegian port of Molde and...

Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

Mar. 24, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Rodney Horgen recalled the moment he thought he was facing the end: when a huge wave crashed through the Viking Sky cruise ship's glass doors and swept his wife 30 feet across the floor. Horgen, 62, of Minnesota, was visiting Norway on a dream pilgrimage to his ancestral homeland...

The Latest: 2nd ship needs rescue off Norway's western coast

Mar. 23, 2019 10:00 PM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — The Latest on the Viking Sky cruise ship, which is having engine problems off the coast of Norway (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Norwegian rescue authorities say a freighter has experienced an engine seizure in the same stormy Hustadsvika Bay region off western Norway where hundreds of people...