Latest news related to overboard incidents 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.

USCG Searches for Crew Member Overboard MSC Seascape

Nov 15, 2023

Last night, a crew member went overboard from the cruise ship MSC Seascape. The vessel was sailing from San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic when the man-overboard signal was sounded on the ship’s PA system.

Search for crew member reported overboard from AIDAperla called off

Oct 23, 2023

The search for a crew member who went overboard from the cruise ship AIDAperla in the English Channel has sadly been called off. This incident unfolded on Sunday, October 22, near the Kent coast, not far from Ramsgate. The search and rescue operations were coordinated by HM Coastguard, with a Coastguard search and rescue helicopter from Lydd, a Coastguard fixed-wing aircraft, and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution's (RNLI) all-weather lifeboats from Ramsgate and Dover.

Man Overboard On Wonder of the Seas

Aug 30, 2023

After rerouting due to Hurricane Idalia, the cruise ship Wonder of the Seas encountered further deviation from its planned course on Tuesday evening due to an incident involving a person falling overboard. At approximately 7:55 p.m., an announcement was made aboard the ship, notifying passengers that an individual had fallen or jumped into the sea.

Passenger Goes Overboard from Carnival Elation

Jul 24, 2023

United States Coast Guard has launched a search and rescue operation for a man who reportedly jumped off the Carnival Elation cruise ship near Melbourne, Florida.

Passenger missing after going overboard from Quantum of the Seas

Apr 27, 2023

The US Coast Guard is leading the search for an Australian man who went overboard from Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas, south of Hawaii. The ship's crew reported the man missing at 11:03 pm on Tuesday, prompting a search and rescue operation, which included a rescue speed boat to search for the missing person. The US Coast Guard air crew arrived on the scene two hours later to join the search efforts, about 500 miles south of the Big Island town of Kailua-Kona.

Red tape in front of my cabin - Crew member's life matters

Feb 15, 2023

The following article is based on a true story by Mladen Jakovljevic - former crew member and author of the book "Modern Age Slavery"

Woman dies after going overboard from the cruise ship Pacific Explorer

Dec 14, 2022

The search for a 23-year-old woman who went overboard from a cruise ship off the coast of Australia ended on Wednesday after her body was located by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.

Search underway for missing person believed to have fallen overboard from MSC Bellissima

Oct 31, 2022

The port of Barcelona initiated a search and rescue operation on Sunday morning for a person suspected of going overboard from the cruise ship MSC Bellissima, reported Catalan news outlets. A Helicopter and Maritime Rescue crafts were scrambled to search for the miss

Search for Overboard Crew Member From MS Koningsdam Called Off

Aug 10, 2022

The U.S. Coast Guard ended the search for the missing 31-year-old man who have gone overboard from the cruise ship MS Koningsdam on Monday night near Juneau, Alaska.

Holland America Line said that the man was a crew member and was reported missing after the ship left Juneau. The cruise line didn’t reveal the nationality or the department the crew member was working aboard.

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Woman Who Went Overboard From Celebrity Solstice

May 19, 2022

The search for a 40-year-old woman who went overboard off the cruise ship Celebrity Solstice in Alaska is over. The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search efforts in Alaska’s Inside Passage on Tuesday after searching for the woman for about nine hours, Petty Officer Ali Blackburn said. USCG conducted a search by boat and a helicopter in the waters near Eldred Rock in Lynn Canal, 20 miles (30 kilometers) west of Juneau.