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Two Crewmembers Medically Evacuated from Costa Luminosa

Dec 16, 2021

Costa Luminosa requested medical evacuation yesterday of two crew members who needed urgent medical assistance on land, report several media outlets in Italy.

Peruvian crew member suffering from renal colic 

Rescuers Pick Up A Sick Toddler From AIDAprima

Dec 07, 2021

Late on Saturday evening, around 10 p.m. as announced by the German Society for Rescue of Shipwrecked People (DGzRS) the crew of the rescue cruiser "Hans Hackmack" in Cuxhaven has received an emergency call about a sick child. The sea rescuers responded immediately and started off a corresponding rescue operation for the toddler, arriving alongside the 300-meter AIDAprima in the Elbe estuary.

Mein Schiff 1 crew rescues sailors from distressed sailboat - one sailor dead

Nov 29, 2021

The cruise ship Mein Schiff 1 responded to a mayday call and rescued two men from the French sailboat “Agecanonix” during the ship’s return from the Caribbean to the German port of Bremerhaven. Unfortunately, the third sailor died on the sailboat before the cruise ship reached to rescue the survivors.

Coast Guard rescue crew member from Disney Magic

Jul 28, 2021

North Wales Coastguard rescued a crew member today from the Disney Magic while the cruise ship was sailing the Irish Sea, reports Daily Post.  Coast Guard watchstanders received a call from the officers of Disney Magic, reporting that the crew member needed urgent medical attention and requested medical evacuation to a land-based h

Norwegian Getaway Crew Rescues 34 People

Jul 25, 2021

Today Crew Center received a message that the Captain of the Norwegian Getaway Konstantinos Gkokas, and his crew performed a successful rescue operation of 34 people that were stranded on a small boat which was not under command. The rescue operation took place on July 23, 2021 in the Mediterranean after the boat was found in distress.

Cyprus Lifeguards Rescue Young Man Attempting to Swim Towards Anchored Cruise Ship

Jul 19, 2021

A 25-year-old man was rescued from drowning thanks to the lifeguards and Cyprus port police after he attempted to swim towards one of the cruise ships anchored off the coast of Pyrgos. According to the photo posted by the lifeguards the young man attempt to swim towards Seabourn Sojourn.

Italian Coast Guard medevacs passenger from MSC Grandiosa

Jun 26, 2021

A passenger sailing on the cruise ship MSC Grandiosa was medically evacuated yesterday by the Italian Coast Guard after suffering from internal bleeding. 

Carnival Dream stops in Funchal to disembark crew member in need of medical attention

Jun 08, 2021

The cruise ship Carnival Dream has been forced to make a slight detour during its transatlantic voyage from Miami to Marseille, France. The vessel approached Funchal, Madeira yesterday and anchored near the port to disembark a crew member in need of medical assistance. The crew member was medically evacuated with a boat and transferred by to the Hospital da Luz by an ambulance waiting at the port. 

AidaBlu Crew Member transferred to Hospital in Corfu

Jun 07, 2021

Yesterday a crew member of the cruise ship AidaBlu who needed medical treatment disembarked at the port of Corfu, Greece. Corfu Port Authority was informed by the ship’s Captain, shortly after the vessel departed, requesting to return in order to disembark a 27-year-old crew member who needed hospital treatment. From the port, the crew member was transferred by ambulance to Corfu General Hospital.

Crew Member Medically Evacuated From Norwegian Jade

Jun 02, 2021

A 53-year-old crew member of the cruise ship Norwegian jade was medically evacuated off the coast of Chania, Crete and transferred to a local hospital.