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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.

Celebrity Infinity Implements Additional Safety Protocols After Second Crew Member Sent to Hospital for Testing

Mar 29, 2020

Secondary health and safety protocols are implemented onboard the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity after a second crew member showing signs of the virus was evacuated off the ship and sent to hospital for testing. Celebrity Infinity reported the first positive case of Covid-19 after a cre

MSC Splendida Emergency Medical Evacuation of Crew Member

Mar 23, 2020

A crew member was evacuated from the cruise ship MSC Splendida today at around 14:00 central European time, while the vessel was near the island of Sardinia. According to our source, the crew member is a female Thai national working as a buffet attendant on board. The medical emergency was requested after the crew member was suffering from fever and sore throat for 3 days and her medical condition was getting worse.

Crew Member Medevaced from Carnival Magic

Mar 12, 2020

The US Coast Guard medically evacuated an ill man on Wednesday evening, from the cruise ship Carnival Magic. According to reports the man was suffering from a suspected heart attack and needed urgent medical attention on land. A passenger onboard Carnival Magic says that the man was a crew member working in the ship's main laundry.

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.

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.

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