Clipper Pacific Departs Tampa After Extensive Repairs

TAMPA, Fla. – The Bahamian-flagged cruise ship Clipper Pacific departed the Port of Tampa at 12 a.m. Tuesday after extensive repairs. The United States Coast Guard worked with the vessel’s Flag Administration, the Bahamas, and Classification Society, Bureau Veritas, to ensure that the vessel met all applicable international and domestic safety and security standards. The Clipper Pacific...

Clipper Pacific Remains in Tampa for Repairs

TAMPA, Fla. – The Bahamian flagged cruise ship Clipper Pacific remains in the Port of Tampa after arriving Monday for structural repairs and safety examinations following a detention in New York. The Coast Guard continues to work with Bahamian authorities and Bureu Veritas, the vessel’s classification society, to ensure the Clipper Pacific meets all applicable international and domestic...

Cruise Ship With 1200 Passengers Detained After Discrepancies Found

NEW YORK (D1 Public Affairs) -A 637-foot cruise ship carrying approximately 1,200 passengers and crew is being detained in New York Harbor after a routine safety inspection revealed significant hull damage and numerous discrepancies today. A six-person examination team from Coast Guard Sector New York boarded the cruise ship Clipper Pacific, home ported in the Bahamas, at 8 a.m. Sunday to conduct a...