Forever Lucky Unluckiest Cruise Ship Grounding – On Monday, January 7, 2019, cruise ferry company Fahrenheit Company Ltd ship Forever Lucky ran aground in the Sulu Sea, about 15 miles northeast of the island of Cagayancillo. The cruise ship was being towed for repairs to Bataan in the Philippines, when it hit a coral reef.
The cruise ship was traveling from Bataan, in the north of the Philippines, to General Santos City, in the south. Forever Lucky was being towed toward the dock in shallow waters, according to the Philippine Coast Guard Operations Center.
No passengers were aboard, only 15 crew members, who were evacuated.
Seven months ago, Forever Lucky was also in the news. On Monday, July 2, 2018, the Philippines Coast Guard stopped the cruise ship, MV Forever Lucky from sailing off the Port of Orion. The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) stopped the ship from leaving from the Port of Orion as it was about to depart for Micronesia with a load of passengers who were part of a human trafficking operation, for jobs in the U.S. territory of Guam.
Fahrenheit Co., Ltd. (FCL) was first established on October 26, 1998 under the name Fahrenheit Enterprises.
Forever Lucky offers twin cabins for US$120, Deluxe Twin cabins for US$150 and Executive Suites for US$210. All cabins include Free WIFI, Coffee and Tea Service, All bedroom and bathroom amenities and Complimentary Breakfast.
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