Overboard

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.

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.

Search called off for passenger who jumped from Carnival Mardi Gras

Apr 19, 2022

After a 58-hour search covering over 2,078 square miles, the Coast Guard has made a difficult decision to suspend its search for a 43-year-old man who went overboard from the cruise ship Mardi Gras. Two Coast Guard cutters and an aircraft were searching for the man. The man was identified by the Coast Guard as Tang Tran. The report states that the man jumped overboard the Carnival cruise ship on Saturday, 55 miles off the Florida coast. 

Passenger jumps overboard from the Carnival Horizon

Mar 17, 2022

Hours after Carnival Horizon departed Grand Turk a Man Overboard was sounded onboard, and the ship’s crew started a search operation launching two lifeboats to find the missing person.

Coast Guard searching for a 32-year-old passenger who went overboard from Carnival Valor

Feb 17, 2022

The US Coast Guard is searching for a missing cruise ship passenger in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 150 miles offshore Southwest Pass, Louisiana.

Child Falls From Deck 16 on MSC Seashore

Dec 23, 2021

At around 7.30 pm on Wednesday, December 22, “Man Overboard” alarm was sounded on board the MSC Seashore as the cruise ship was returning to Miami from a 5 Nights Caribbean & Bahamas voyage. According to our source, the person is a 15-year-old child who fell off a balcony from Deck 16 and landed onto the promenade on Deck 8. 

Search called off for crew member who went overboard near Cyprus

Apr 22, 2021

On Thursday afternoon, the Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing crew member who went overboard a cruise ship off the coast of Cyprus. Larnaca-based search and rescue coordination centre said that the search operations to locate the crew member reported missing since Tuesday, has been called off without locating the missing person.

Crew Member Goes Overboard from Jewel of the Seas

May 03, 2020

A young crew member went overboard from the cruise ship Jewel of the Seas on April 30, while the vessel was off the coast of Greece. According to the Greek media, a search was underway by the ship and the Coast Guard in an attempt to locate the missing crew member. A lifeboat and two Coast Guard vessels were involved in the search, and a Coast Guard aircraft was deployed in the area. Unfortunately the crew member was not located.

Man Goes Overboard From The Cruise Oasis of the Seas

Jan 23, 2020

A man went overboard from Oasis of the Seas, while the ship was docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The incident happen on Wednesday evening when an unidentified male passenger fell from the Deck 10 while the cruise ship was docked at Pier 3 in Old San Juan.

Leonardo DiCaprio Saves Cruise Ship Crew Member

Jan 09, 2020

Leonardo DiCaprio is already a champion for the environment, but the Oscar-winning actor became one crew member personal hero after he helped locate and rescue the man who had fallen overboard off a cruise ship.

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