MIAMI: Bahamian authorities say a cruise ship that was set to dock in Miami this weekend remained within the Bahamas on Monday, avoiding a US judges order to grab the vessel.
Sgt. Kareem Woods with the Royal Bahamas Police Force stated the Crystal Symphony remains to be docked in Bimini and that authorities presently should not have plans to grab the vessel.
It can be allowed to remain in Bimini, he stated, including that he didn’t know if any employees was aboard the ship.
The arrest warrant for the ship is a part of a lawsuit over $4.6 million in what the swimsuit stated is unpaid gasoline. The ship was scheduled to reach in Miami on Saturday. But a federal decide issued the warrant for the ship Thursday, a apply during which a US Marshal boards a vessel and takes cost of it as soon as it enters US waters.
Cruise trackers present Crystal Symphony presently docked within the Bahamian island of Bimini.
The ship’s passengers had been taken by ferry to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on Sunday. It is just not clear what number of had been touring, however passengers stated there have been about 300 of them.
A musician who has toured on and off the ship stated that between 30 and 50 crew members disembarked as a result of their contracts had ended, whereas one other 400 crew members did not know after they would get off, or if they might stay employed.
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