Pipe burst aboard Carnival Dream floods staterooms, hallway mid-cruise

Passengers aboard the Carnival Dream got an unexpected shock Thursday evening (May 4) after a pipe burst sent water cascading into one of the stateroom decks while the ship was at sea. Photos and video captured by passengers show water pouring from the ceiling and walls and flooding a ship corridor lined with dozens of staterooms.

In a statement, Carnival Cruise Lines confirmed the water line break happened around 6 p.m. Thursday on Deck 9. The water released was “clean water from a fire suppression system,” and crews started cleanup efforts immediately, the statement said. The break affected roughly 50 of the more than 1,800 staterooms aboard the ship.

“We appreciate our guests’ understanding and sincerely apologize,” the statement said. “We also thank our crew members for their…

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