Louis Cruises regrets to announce that its Maltese flagged cruise ship MV Louis Majesty while sailing from Barcelona to Genoa was hit by abnormal waves. As a result, the windows in a public area on deck 5 on the forward part of the vessel smashed resulting to the fatal injury of 2 passengers of German and Italian nationality while 14 more passengers suffered light injuries. The cruise ship is now returning safely to the port of Barcelona. 

Louis Cruises extends its sincere condolences to the families of the two victims and its full support to the injured passengers while expressing its deep sorrow for the incident. The vessel’s medical team is already providing all possible care to the injured passengers. 

The ship was on a 12day cruise from the ports of Genoa and Marseilles in the Western Mediterranean calling at Tangiers, Casablanca, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Cadiz, Cartagena, Barcelona and was due to return to Genoa tomorrow March 4th 2010. She is carrying 1350 passengers and 580 crew members.