Low levels of lubricating oil established to be the cause behind the “Viking Sky” Cruise-Ship problems

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The engines of a luxury cruise ship that became stranded in a storm failed because of low levels of lubricating oil, it has emerged.

Euronews reports that the Norwegian Maritime Authority has concluded the engines’ failure “was directly caused by low oil pressure”.

Police chief Hans Vik, who heads the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre for southern Norway, told local media that the ship avoided a “major disaster”.

Via Euronews

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