THOMPSON MAJESTY interrupted voyage after blackout, Med
Jim Walker’s Cruise Ship News reported a blackout on THOMPSON MAJESTY on Oct 21, which lasted for several hours. According to information he received “ship was drifting in the Med, with passengers in pitch black, without the use of toilets, without any great communication from staff”.
According to AIS track, vessel was blacked out at around 1930 UTC Oct 21 shortly after leaving Livorno, en route to Corsica, and drifted until 0220 UTC Oct 22. Vessel resumed power, got underway and returned to Livorno. At 1630 UTC Oct 22 she was still docked in Livorno.