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#1 Scorbing

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 19:00

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#2 Growled

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 01:32

It's their own fault. Do some routine maintenance on your freaking ships.

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 06:33

I really don't understand the attraction of cruise ships. On vacation I want to get the hell away from people, not be trapped on a floating hotel full of them.

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 06:49

Their recent troubles have all been with ships built by Fincantieri, an Italian shipyard that's one of the largest in the world. Don't see others of that brand having regular problems, so it seems a maintenance issue. Carnival could also be cheaping out on outfitting their hulls. Or both.

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 09:22

also cruise wifi and internet sucks balls. 200kbps and around 8 dollars an hour... eff that.

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 09:26

I loved my recent cruise, on a ship also built by Fincantieri. But P&O maintain their fleet VERY well.

#7 Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 09:27

I say, rebuild the Titanic, oh wait, someone is already planning that
But yeah, what's cheaper, taking the ship out of service in order to do maintenance work or let them become cesspits or potential floating deathtraps.