According to the representative of the cruise company, the explosion occurred due to technical faults.
In port Chalmers on the South island in New Zealand, a massive explosion on the ship Emerald Princess, with the result that one person was killed and four were injured.
According to local media, the gas tank exploded, which was located on the stern.
On the site of the tragedy, rescuers and law enforcement officers, who will look into the causes of the incident.
In turn, the representative of Princess Cruises said initial reports showed that the explosion “occurred during some technical work in the hydraulic system run on one of the decks of the ship”.
Note that the cruise ship Emerald Princess accommodates up to 3080 passengers and 1200 crew members.
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