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Norwegian Cruise Line To Plead Guilty To Negligence

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Norwegian Cruise Line Ltd. has reached an agreement to enter a plea of guilty to a fatal broiler explosion that resulted in several deaths due to personal injuries received in the incident on one of the company’s ships, according to U.S. prosecutors.

The explosion on the SS Norway resulted in the wrongful deaths of eight crewmembers and the personal injuries of 10 others on May 2003 in the Port of Miami. The cruise line, based out of Miami, Florida, was charged with grossly negligent operation of a vessel. The company is liable for at least $500,000 worth of criminal penalties and has reached an agreement that it will carry out safety inspections of its vessels with an independent consultant.

According to Norwegian, the company has cooperated with federal authorities since the incident according and would continue to do so.

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