The fire was in the engine room on departure from PortMiami Saturday. Oriana returned to returned to port.
There was no need to call passengers to muster, a P&O Cruises spokeswoman told Seatrade Insider.
Oriana's departure was delayed by the USCG inspection and the ship was due to leave Miami at 8 a.m. local time Sunday but will have to skip Key West. Oriana will sail directly to New Orleans, where arrival is scheduled for 9 on Tuesday morning, the spokeswoman said.