NAIROBI, Kenya - Helicopters will ferry food and flashlights to more than 1,000 passengers and crew stuck aboard a disabled cruise ship that is being towed to the Seychelles Islands through waters prowled by pirates, officials said Tuesday.
Still, those aboard the sister ship of the vessel that capsized off Italy last month may have to spend more long, stifling nights aboard the Costa Allegra before it docks in the tropical paradise.
Cruise ship company officials said the Costa Allegra
could reach the main Seychelles
island of Mahe by late Wednesday or early Thursday, depending on sea conditions.
The Costa Allegra has 636 passengers and 음성출장업소
413 crew members on board: Among them are 212 Italian, 31 British and eight U.S. passengers. Four of the passengers are children ages 3 or younger.