QM2 "explosion"

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QM2 "explosion"

Post by Mervyn and Trish » 08 Mar 2019, 14:02

Has anybody else seen the reports of an "explosion" on QM2?

It seems a generator failed (noisily!) in the Caribbean.

One person claimed the ship was without power for an hour. But another says they were stuck in a lift for 15 minutes before power came back on.

All in all one of those things that happens on ships. It seems the crew kept passengers informed but one passenger says they were terrified and feared the ship was being attacked by pirates!

But the best bit is the passenger who is claiming £3000 compensation for their 15min/1hour disturbance!

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Re: QM2 "explosion"

Post by Stephen » 08 Mar 2019, 14:06

Mervyn and Trish wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 14:02
Has anybody else seen the reports of an "explosion" on QM2?

It seems a generator failed (noisily!) in the Caribbean.

One person claimed the ship was without power for an hour. But another says they were stuck in a lift for 15 minutes before power came back on.

All in all one of those things that happens on ships. It seems the crew kept passengers informed but one passenger says they were terrified and feared the ship was being attacked by pirates!

But the best bit is the passenger who is claiming £3000 compensation for their 15min/1hour disturbance!
Do they need one of our compo claim forms :D

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Re: QM2 "explosion"

Post by Mervyn and Trish » 08 Mar 2019, 14:56

Stephen wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 14:06
Mervyn and Trish wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 14:02
Has anybody else seen the reports of an "explosion" on QM2?

It seems a generator failed (noisily!) in the Caribbean.

One person claimed the ship was without power for an hour. But another says they were stuck in a lift for 15 minutes before power came back on.

All in all one of those things that happens on ships. It seems the crew kept passengers informed but one passenger says they were terrified and feared the ship was being attacked by pirates!

But the best bit is the passenger who is claiming £3000 compensation for their 15min/1hour disturbance!
Do they need one of our compo claim forms :D
I'm just checking to see if I can retrospectively book on the cruise and claim at the same time!


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Re: QM2 "explosion"

Post by Ranchi » 08 Mar 2019, 15:31

Presumably the ship slowed considerably so whiplash is possibility.

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Re: QM2 "explosion"

Post by david63 » 08 Mar 2019, 16:20

Here's the full laugh story and it took place on December 30th.

How you can even contemplate claiming one third of the cost of a 27 night cruise for 15 minutes inconvenience is beyond belief.

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Re: QM2 "explosion"

Post by Mervyn and Trish » 08 Mar 2019, 16:21

david63 wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 16:20
Here's the full laugh story and it took place on December 30th.

How you can even contemplate claiming one third of the cost of a 27 night cruise for 15 minutes inconvenience is beyond belief.
For a full story - that's quite brief! :lol:

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Re: QM2 "explosion"

Post by david63 » 08 Mar 2019, 16:28

Mervyn and Trish wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 16:21
david63 wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 16:20
Here's the full laugh story and it took place on December 30th.

How you can even contemplate claiming one third of the cost of a 27 night cruise for 15 minutes inconvenience is beyond belief.
For a full story - that's quite brief! :lol:
Forgot the link - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... -down.html

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Re: QM2 "explosion"

Post by Stephen » 08 Mar 2019, 16:47

I can understand the passenger feeling traumatised after being stuck in a lift. As for the ship being the largest in the world.....really! I think not.

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Re: QM2 "explosion"

Post by david63 » 08 Mar 2019, 17:15

Stephen wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 16:47
As for the ship being the largest in the world.....really! I think not.
It did say cruise liner which it probably is as there are very few actual liners anymore.

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Re: QM2 "explosion"

Post by Onelife » 08 Mar 2019, 17:35

Mervyn and Trish wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 14:02
Has anybody else seen the reports of an "explosion" on QM2?

It seems a generator failed (noisily!) in the Caribbean.

One person claimed the ship was without power for an hour. But another says they were stuck in a lift for 15 minutes before power came back on.

All in all one of those things that happens on ships. It seems the crew kept passengers informed but one passenger says they were terrified and feared the ship was being attacked by pirates!

But the best bit is the passenger who is claiming £3000 compensation for their 15min/1hour disturbance!
I would be looking for double that amount if l got stuck in a lift with Stephen :lol:

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Re: QM2 "explosion"

Post by Stephen » 08 Mar 2019, 18:04

david63 wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 17:15
Stephen wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 16:47
As for the ship being the largest in the world.....really! I think not.
It did say cruise liner which it probably is as there are very few actual liners anymore.

Fair comment.
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Re: QM2 "explosion"

Post by Stephen » 08 Mar 2019, 18:08

Onelife wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 17:35
Mervyn and Trish wrote:
08 Mar 2019, 14:02
Has anybody else seen the reports of an "explosion" on QM2?

It seems a generator failed (noisily!) in the Caribbean.

One person claimed the ship was without power for an hour. But another says they were stuck in a lift for 15 minutes before power came back on.

All in all one of those things that happens on ships. It seems the crew kept passengers informed but one passenger says they were terrified and feared the ship was being attacked by pirates!

But the best bit is the passenger who is claiming £3000 compensation for their 15min/1hour disturbance!
I would be looking for double that amount if l got stuck in a lift with Stephen :lol:

Especially if I'd had a dodgy curry the night before :D

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