Marella Cruise Ship Experiences Engine Fire, Cancels Next Sailing. A smell engine fire has happened on Marella Discovery, cutting short the current sailing and cancelling the next cruise
Marella Cruises’ Marella Discovery had a brief fire in one of its five engines in the early morning hours of Friday, July 7, 2023, forcing the ship to return to its previous port of call, Amber Cove, in the Dominican Republic.
After the initial assessment, the cruise line made the decision to cancel the remainder of the current cruise, as well as to cancel the next sailing, scheduled to begin on Sunday, July 9.
The fire was quickly extinguished and no injuries to either passengers or crew members were reported.