SPLENDOR CRUISE PASSENGERS LANDED IN SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Carnival shipping appreciates the support of the Government of Baja California and Mexico's federal authorities.
TIJUANA .- Tuesday November 9, 2010 .- The Ministry of Tourism of the State of Baja California said this week that after an assessment by the Carrier Carnival and the authorities of both countries, it was decided that the passengers of Cruise Splendor landed at the Port of San Diego, California, and not at the port of Ensenada as envisaged earlier.
The Splendor ship with 3 000 299 passengers and a crew of 1 000 167 people was stranded about 200 miles south of San Diego, California, off the coast of Baja California, at the height of Punta Colonet above after suffering a fault in the engine room Monday morning.
From the outset, on the instructions of the State Governor José Guadalupe Osuna Millán, established coordination of state authorities with the shipping line, the various levels of Federal Government of Mexico and the Consulate General of the United States in Tijuana, effect of providing full support for the cruise passengers were unloaded and moved smoothly back to the state of California.
"It should be mentioned that because of this coordination was already all set to welcome the passengers on this cruise in the Port of Ensenada to transfer buses, crossing the border and bring them to their destination at the port of Long Beach, California, no But this determination will be pending before landing in San Diego, "said Secretary of Tourism of Baja California, Juan Tintos Funcke.
He added that in that sense, the Carrier Carnival executives expressed their deep appreciation to both the Government of the State of Baja California and the Mexican Federal Government for all the attention and support so far has given them to get ahead of this unforeseen serve the best to its passengers.
Finally, the Secretary of Tourism of the State confirmed that this will continue coordination and communication with the various authorities and the shipping line until the arrival of the vessel to its destination at the Port of San Diego. "Of course I kept all the support and the presence of the Mexican authorities to assist and address any situation that arises with this ship line Carnival" concluded Tintos Funcke.