All passengers had to disembark Margaritaville Paradise cruise ship after the USCG-United States Coast Guard issued a "No Sail Order," the CEO of Margaritaville at Sea revealed.
The order was issued on Wednesday, July 13.
According to Nicole Groll (USCG's Public Affairs Officer), the "No Sail Order" had been issued due to the following: cruise ships operating in the USA are required under federal law to have a Certificate of Compliance exam every six months. During this vessel’s annual exam, Port State Control officers had identified conditions, which required the cruise ship to stay in port until rectified due to the safety of the passengers and crew.
The Margaritaville At Sea ship Paradise will not sail until the conditions are rectified.
The passengers disembarked Thursday afternoon, many of them disappointed with how the ordeal had been handled.
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