NCL Reports Additional Death

May 28, 2003
Norwegian Cruise Line reported Tuesday afternoon that a fifth crew member has died as a result of the boiler explosion aboard the S/S Norway last Sunday. The company said, in a statement, that the injury count of other crew members is now 20. It has established a fund for those injured, as well as the families of the deceased crew that it is calling the S/S Norway Relief and Memorial Fund. In the statement, NCL also says it is “working closely with the families and arrangements are being made for family members to come to Miami as soon as possible.  Our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers go out to those who are injured and to the families of our lost colleagues.”