“While transiting toward the Hubbard Glacier in Alaska, Norwegian Sun was engulfed in dense fog, limiting visibility and causing the ship to make contact with an iceberg.”explained a company spokesman to the North American media Cruise Hive.
Some of the passengers were asleep and did not record the events that were taking place outside. Others were attentive and managed to observe the moment of the blow, even captured footage of the episode.
The impact of the crash was of such magnitude that the ship had to change the planned plans and was forced to dock in Juneau, an Alaskan port. They wanted the company’s experts to assess the damage caused to the cruise ship.
For its part, Nate Littlejohn, Coast Guard petty officer, confirmed that No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.. “The captain reported the incident to the National Guard as soon as it happened, and clarified that a search and rescue mission was not required.” he told Juneau Empire.