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Latest news related to rescue on cruise ships and articles submitted by crew members. Find out insight stories from the other side of the cruise ships told by the crew.

Norwegian Sun Crew Rescues Overboard Passenger

Nov 15, 2019

A passenger on the cruise ship Norwegian Sun went overboard this week as the vessel was sailing off the coast of Freeport in the Bahamas. Thanks to the quick response from the crew the woman was located and saved on time. According to a passenger onboard the woman jumped off the ship from her stateroom balcony with a lifejacket on. The crew deployed life preservers within seconds and located the woman using the rescue boat within 20 minutes.

Indian Crewmember Medevacked from Norwegian Jade

Nov 11, 2019

A crew member from the cruise ship Norwegian Jade was medevacked on November 9, while the vessel was 22 nautical miles off the coast of Pylos, Greece. The Hellenic Coast Guard watchstanders at the port of Pyols received a request from the captain of the ship for emergency medical evacuation of a 31-year-old Indian crewmember. Watchstanders consulted the Coast Guard's Unified Coordination Center for Search and Rescue and deployed a rescue boat with medical personnel.

Crew Member Shot By A Stray Bullet

Nov 05, 2019

One local man died and a cruise ship crew member was injured in a leg from a stray bullet when a gunman started shooting near the landing site of the tender boats on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico. The incident took place on Sunday morning at around 9:00 am at the boardwalk in the Esperanza neighborhood when a hitman started firing from an assault rifle to a 28-year-old man who is a son of a local policeman, reports the local media.

Crew Member Attempts Suicide on Oceania Riviera

Nov 04, 2019

Just hours after we shared the news about the suicide attempt of a young Filipino crew member on the cruise ship MSC Mreaviglia, a second suicide attempt by a crew member was reported. This time the incident took place on the luxury cruise ship Oceania Riviera.

Cruise Ship Rescues 3 Indonesian Fishermen

Nov 01, 2019

A Cruise Ship rescued three Indonesian fishermen floating in the international waters near the coast of Johor Bahru, Malaysia. According to the local media, their boat sunk and they were adrift for one day when the cruise ship Genting Dream operated by Dream Cruises spotted them and arrived to help.

Costa Cruises Captain Pietro Sinisi Awarded for Rescue at Sea

Oct 31, 2019

The Association for Rescue at Sea (AFRAS) awarded Costa Cruises Captain Pietro Sinisi for saving the crew of a cargo ship which was on fire in the Aegean Sea. Captain Sinisi received this prestigious award in Rayburn House Office Building, in Washington DC, during the annual award ceremony.

Coast Guard Medevacs crew member from Mein Schiff 1

Oct 28, 2019

Emergency on board the German cruise ship Mein Schiff 1. The US Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old man from the TUI Cruises ship on Sunday, approximately 20 nautical miles east of Atlantic City.

Filipino Crew Member Medevacked from Norwegian Joy

Oct 10, 2019

The US Coast Guard medically evacuated an ill man on Tuesday afternoon, October 8, from the cruise ship Norwegian Joy, which was sailing 33 miles off the coast of Coos Bay, Oregon. The 61-year-old Filipino man reportedly was suffering heart complications and needed urgent medical assistance.

Indian Crewmember Medevacked from Costa Luminosa

Oct 08, 2019

A crewmember from the cruise ship Costa Luminosa was evacuated yesterday off the coast of Greece. The Greek Coast Guard watchstanders at the port of Pyols received a request from the captain of the ship for the medevac of a 22-year-old Indian male crewmember.

Two Celebrity Cruises Crew Members Rescued After Jumping off a Ship

Oct 01, 2019

Two crew members were rescued yesterday from the waters of St. Lawrence River by the Canadian Coast Guard after they jumped from the cruise ship Celebrity Summit. The circumstances surrounding the event are not yet known, however, both crew members were wearing their life jackets when rescued.

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