Triumph Fire Caused by Leak

The fire that left the Carnival Triumph adrift on national television was caused by a leak in a fuel-oil return line, according to the United States Coast Guard.

Leaking fluid thus made contact with a hot surface and ignited, causing the fire, according to the Coast Guard, who said the crew did an excellent job responding.

Cruise Industry News Email Alerts

Email Newsletter

Get the latest breaking cruise news. Sign up.

Cruise Ship Orderbook

123 Ships | 270,940 Berths | $69 Billion | View

Latest Magazine Issue | Fall 2018

CIN Fall 2018

In This Edition:

China

Shipbuilding

Food + Beverage

Asia/Pacific

Australia

Zero Emissions

Interior Design

Expedition