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February the fifteenth thanks for watching Fox & Friends First.
And we begin with Fox News alert guess what that nightmare it is almost over for the passengers.
Stranded on that -- -- which lost power in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico don't look at them kissing the ground indeed while while you're sleeping in the carnival triumph docked in Mobile, Alabama.
You can see those passengers -- -- happy to be back on solid ground.
Joining us live from Mobile, Alabama with the very latest is Mary Quinn O'Connor good morning Mary.
So what are they doing out there this morning I assume they're still processing people.
Well about two and a half hours ago the last passengers disembark from the carnival triumph cruise ships.
That's right behind -- the ship right here in Mobile, Alabama around 9:15 PM central time it took nearly four hours -- not points get all of the passengers off.
It was quite yes I did see more than 3000 passengers streaming up the -- Many of them waving and cheering seeming to be in good spirits we talked to a few passengers and they had quite a story to tell.
It was really intended just because nobody really knew what was going on there's a moment where Ville just he went out.
And you could hear this.
The babies and mothers and there's an elderly couple sitting next week.
And it -- here than just telling each other hey remember I -- you remember I love you and that was really doesn't.
A field that had loved ones waiting for here for them but the majority the passengers boarded busses either dousing Houston or New Orleans.
Where they'll make their final.
Journeys home and despite all those harsh conditions out -- seats most the people we spoke to praise the -- for how they handled a tough situation.
All right Mary -- O'Connor live they're from Mobile, Alabama thank you so much.
We want to get right to our top story this morning passengers are so happy to be back on solid ground that they are kiss CNET.
They're nightmare though is far from over this morning thousands of passengers to work on that crippled shut the carnival -- -- Are now on buses going back home.
Some have to travel more than eight hours to get back to the home port of Galveston Texas joining us now live from Mobile, Alabama with a brand new developments this morning is Mary Quinn O'Connor good morning there -- and what's going on there today.
Good morning well nearly 3000 passengers finally reached land about.
Three hours ago when they disembark the carnival triumph -- action after nearly five.
Miserable days drifting at seats when the ship finally agreed to turn terminal here in Mobile, Alabama passengers cheered.
Weighed in saying is they create loved -- or boarded buses passengers shared apparently it's sometimes scary experience -- off the boat.
In the end they praise the true.
We love have been put on the -- white people are slamming doors and breaking out the set I this umpire and -- not pointing -- his -- in the reality and he had very serious situation I don't care what carnival like it was or -- company Atlanta's.
When you're -- on some buyers there's -- that you consume any candidate with the -- immense respect for accessing care friends.
It's -- nearly four hours to get all the passengers off the ship some -- -- members here in mobile but the majority of them boarded buses to Houston Galveston.
Or New Orleans where they'll make their final journey home and a lot of people we spoke to said but they're looking Ford see the most is a hot shower and a bed and and one man even -- specifically looking forward to pizza and -- with his life.
Guys I'm so sure glad to be safe and sound back -- dry land Mary -- O'Connor thank you so much.
The nightmare is over for passengers -- -- -- for the last five days in the Gulf of Mexico.
You see them kissing the ground they are back on solid ground while you were sleeping the carnival trial docked in Mobile, Alabama as you -- -- Passengers were very happy to be back.
And all their way home.
-- is right up from the Alabama was clearly this is Mary -- O'Connor Mary weren't.
Good morning -- about three and a half hours ago the final passengers disembarked from the carnival triumph cruise ship that's behind me.
The ship arrived here mobile around 9:15 PM central time and it took nearly four hours -- not point to get all the passengers off.
It was quite -- like to see with more than 3000 passengers dreaming up the ship.
Many of them waiting cheering seeming to be in good spirits we talked a few passengers and they had quite a story to tell.
Our problem was flooding.
Because every time the boat listed relieved.
This new -- -- spill over there so that was -- -- became the primary problem is this terrible odor.
A few of them had loved ones waiting for -- here but the majority of the passengers boarded buses -- Galveston.
Houston or New Orleans where they'll make their final journey home and despite those harsh conditions out it -- most the people we spoke -- Praise the -- for how they handled the tough situations.
All right -- we -- -- much for that live report and that is something that I heard dumping thousands of passengers.
-- were stranded on this cruise ship for the past five days in the Gulf of Mexico well they got ones to have.
Closer to home late last night they finally.
But their -- back on solid it dry land and as you can see they were very happy about joining us live from mobile -- -- with the very latest.
Is a -- day O'Connor good morning Mary tell us how the passengers are doing.
Well good morning after a five day nightmare experience for these passengers at -- they have finally.
The carnival cruise ship triumph docked here at mobile about 9 PM central time last night it had to -- slowed after losing power and drifting for days.
Passengers had been stranded at sea without electricity and functioning sanitation cheer in saying sweet home Alabama when they finally reached land.
I'm ecstatic I'm so excited to be that moment.
Do know that you know I think he's sounding a little bit you know I can go and you go to the -- really really like and I have to worry there's water and a conditions on the boat degraded as toilets overflowed and passengers had to resort to using plastic bags and they had to go to the restaurant.
Many passengers described the fear that rattled them when an engine malfunctioned and caught fire.
We had their runs a life -- here in debt ceiling we had -- and then tell us get out so we had so that was -- she's here to Levy's -- mattresses that.
And we had a whole group and that's just lined up along dad's sleeping.
Some were greeted by loved ones in -- here in mobile but the majority boarded buses to Texas.
And immoral and that we spoke to passengers who said.
Despite the horrible conditions on board they get most the credit to the crew for keeping them calm and comfortable and -- conditions Allison.
Mary thanks so much for that updates.
Docking the ship last night and Alabama and for more on that a rival let's go to the Fox News correspondent Mary Quinn -- joins us now live good morning Mary.
Good morning well about five hours ago the final passengers disembarked from the carnival cruise -- Bryant that's behind me right now.
The ship -- here in mobile about 9:15.
Central time and it took nearly four hours and not point to get all the passengers off.
It was quite a sight to see with more than 3000 passengers streaming off the ship.
Many of them waving and cheering seeming to be in good spirits we talked a few passengers and they had quite a story to tell.
We love Batman went on the all white people are slamming doors and freaking out so I this umpire and -- at that point it kind of stuck in the reality of yep very serious situation I don't care what carnival -- -- -- company applies.
When you're -- on some iron there is that the that you consume any imminent with the evidence respect -- -- Air -- A few of them have loved ones waiting here for them but the majority of the passengers boarded buses to either Galveston.
He's in or New Orleans where they'll make their final journey -- despite the harsh conditions -- people told us.
That it was the crew that kept them calm and comfortable throughout this guy's.
Man unbelievable -- bus -- something else to burnish not Mary thanks Mary -- live.
On the scene.
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