Original Owner of Blue Lady (SS Norway) to pay $13 million to explosion victims & $1 million as fine
Judge Federico Moreno also levied a $1 million fine against the Miami-based cruise line.
A follow-up hearing will be held in June, 2008 to consider additional restitution issues.
S S Norway (Blue Lady) is currently beached in Alang, Bhavnagar, India, where its main structure is still intact. The Supreme Court of India is still seized with the ship in question as it has admitted a clarification application in the aftermath of September 11, 2007 order.
Norwegian Cruise Line Limited (NCL) has been charged under federal shipping laws with grossly negligent operation of the SS Norway (Blue Lady)…