A month after a Carnival cruise ship was stranded for five days in the Gulf of Mexico, another of its cruise ships is reporting equipment problems in the Caribbean.
The United States Coast Guard says the Carnival Dream cruise ship has an emergency equipment situation that is keeping the ship from traveling.
The cruise ship, which has a capacity of 3,646 passengers and 1,367 crew members, is docked at Phillipsburg in St. Maarten.
Petty Officer Jon-Paul Rios of the US Coast Guard says the Dream still has power and still has sewage facilities, but the ship remains moored while technicians fix an emergency diesel generator that affects propulsion.
Since the ship lacks propulsion, it is not able to head to its next port of call. The ship was scheduled to leave from Phillipsburg around 5 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday.
Carnival is not disembarking passengers as they believe the situation will be quickly fixed. The Coast Guard is not involved because the ship is moored.
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