Italian coastguard official Captain Cosimo Nicastro
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Strong currents slow stricken cruise ship Costa Allegra

An Italian coastguard official says the stricken cruise ship Costa Allegra is being slowed down by strong sea currents.

The ship is being towed to the main island in the Seychelles, where it is expected early on Thursday.

Italian coastguard official Captain Cosimo Nicastro said passengers remained safe on board the vessel.

  • 29 Feb 2012
  • From the section Europe
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