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Right now a dream vacation turning into a nightmare thousands remain stranded at sea aboard a hobbled.
Carnival cruise ship amid horrible conditions Heather -- With more on the efforts to get shipped back to support Heather hi there aren't Alan this is pretty bad but we're gonna bring you the -- -- good news first and the good news is that two tugboats.
Have now arrived in their pulling that cruise ship back to lands.
This is we're getting more information about the conditions on board that carnival cruise ship it's called the triumph and it's now 270 miles off the coast of Alabama.
Passengers are reporting that they're sleeping in tents on -- sewage is running down the walls apparently it's soaking in the carpets we're hearing.
And that toilets aren't working now on top of the -- passengers now say that they're getting sick this is hardly your ideal vacation more than 4000.
Frustrated passengers and crew members.
Are now on their way to the closest port that's in Mobile, Alabama we understand that they should -- by Thursday night that is if the weather continues to cooperate.
The water the currents are actually working in the -- favor so this should help speed up that entire trip.
Now this -- he could see it is huge it's two and a half football fields long it's been -- sense Sunday.
And that's when a fire in the engine room knocked out power not only to the engines but also to a large part of the ship.
A US Coast Guard ship fortunately was able to pull alongside the triumph yesterday to help escorted back to shore.
The captain of that Coast Guard ship describe the scene earlier today to Fox News listener what he had to say.
We had to carnival cruise ship that -- -- being with trial and transferred about three tons of supplies would stop them and other eyes over triumph.
At about 8:30 PM last night.
-- -- came alongside.
Other book large ocean going -- And took pride themselves.
The last night we -- -- about 78 miles per hour to the north.
We do have current pushing -- so that probably ways -- decision to Kabul made use of the crop of Mobile, Alabama.
Department that -- a long trip now for its part carnival cruise says it's doing the best it can.
Quote all of our guests are safe and we're doing everything we can to make them as comfortable as possible.
Passengers on the -- got some food supplies last night you just heard about that when another cruise ship called the legends.
Ronde -- with the stranded boat.
Passengers also had a brief window to use their cell phones they were able to draw -- signal from that visiting -- and that's why we're starting to hear more.
About the conditions of the passengers on the ship.
The Alabama Coast Guard we hear is now on standby in order to respond to any crisis.
They say they won't use their aircraft and let someone aboard that ship becomes seriously ill or injured.
Thursday is the day that passengers -- back to be back on land it'll be the fifth day without fresh food water or electricity.
Aren't fouled a lot going without medication -- -- now we're back in a moment.
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