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Norwegian Cruise Line passengers to see complains after the ship sails by winter storm

The cruise line is shut for traveling through a winter storm.

(Reuters)

A group of passengers from the Norwegian Breakaway that sailed through the worst of the winter storm Grayson is considering a lawsuit against the cruise line.

Passenger Christina Mendez said Weather.com that her 20-year-old autistic son is a trauma of the experience is her motivation for legal action. With effect from Jan. 11, a group of irate passengers are the viewing options in a private Facebook group.

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“My son is still suffering from fear of this cruise. I have always fought for him, and that is the reason why I go so much harder than normal,” Mendez told the outlet. The New York City resident said that she was further outraged when Norwegian Cruise Line is weak responded to the incident with a letter containing his apologies and a $500 voucher for a future trip.

Although the National Weather Service issued warnings for the “bomb cyclone” of Dec. 31, the Escape of schedule, making the passengers seasick and rooms flooded as the 4,000-passenger liner traveled right into the storm with the ocean swells of up to 30 metres, CBS2 reported.

Regardless of the exact track and details of the effects on the country, the #bombogenesis intensity & cyclone of the enormous size will create a large marine hazards w/strong winds and high waves over the NW Atlantic Ocean pic.twitter.com/Rh4Wwa5H22

— Stu Ostro (@StuOstro) January 3, 2018

“I thought that I was never in a situation where I would say, that is the scariest moment of my life. This was the worst moment of my life,” passenger Caroline Ross told the outlet. Others took to Twitter to share images of the fantastic journey.

#BOMBCYLONE at sea aboard the #NCLbreakaway pic.twitter.com/o2T4s7iv5M

— Christina Mendez (@christinamendez) January 4, 2018

Worst holiday ever!!!#NCLbreakaway

View from my hut on 1/4/18. pic.twitter.com/qbHJ5854ei

— Kendra Duran (@KendraDuran278) January 7, 2018

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After the Group was safely back to New York, the cruise line issued the following statement:

“During the early morning of January 4, Norwegian Breakaway encountered stronger-than-expected weather conditions due to the winter storm Grayson during the trip back to New York to the Bahamas,” she said.

“All guests and crew are safe. We sincerely apologize to our guests for this stronger-than-expected weather conditions and any resulting inconveniences that they have experienced.”

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Our vision on the 11th floor on the #NCLbreakaway pray for our travel mercies. pic.twitter.com/MZQuet4Kh2

— Christina Mendez (@christinamendez) January 4, 2018

Mendez further told Weather.com she is of the opinion that the cruise line is not only in the final stage of the planning in order not to disturb other cruise scheduled to depart on their return, and that her group wants to sue ‘ if NCL is dark and not to respond or address any of our questions.”

“They don’t care for our safety, for the disabled, for the elderly, for the children on that boat. I want them to apologize and I want them to think about how they are going to do better the next time, which I’m sure will be many considering all the weather problems we have,” she said.

Norwegian Cruise Line did not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment.

Janine Puhak is an editor for Fox News Lifestyle. Follow her on Twitter via @JaninePuhak

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