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Carnival Legend 2nd Carnival Cruise Ship With Problems This Week

7:26 AM, Mar 15, 2013   |    comments
File photo. Carnival Cruise Lines "Legend" cruise ship passes under Verrazano Narrows Bridge, New York City.
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Tampa, FL -- For the second time this week, Carnival Cruise Lines says one of its ships has experienced problems during a cruise. 

Late Thursday, the company said "a technical issue" affecting the sailing speed of the Carnival Legend forced the cancellation of a stop at Grand Cayman Islands.   

The Tampa Bay Times reports the ship is expected to arrive in Tampa as scheduled Sunday following a seven-day cruise.

Passengers will get a $100 credit, refunds on pre-purchased shore excursions in Grand Cayman and half off on a future cruise. 

Another Carnival ship, the Dream, experienced problems with an on-board generator while docked in St. Maarten and the company announced Thursday that passengers would be flown home.   

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A month ago, passengers on the Carnival Triumph spent five days in the Gulf of Mexico without power or working toilets.


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