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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.

Coast Guard Medevacs Guest Who Ingested Battery On Carnival Dream

May 09, 2023

An unusual medical emergency occurred on the cruise ship Carnival Dream on May 6, 2023, which resulted in a recommended medical evacuation by the US Coast Guard. The incident involved an 86-year-old male guest who ingested a battery, causing gastrointestinal issues and other side effects.

Oceania Marina Crew Member Medically Evacuated In Greece

May 04, 2023

A crew member onboard Oceania Marina was medically evacuated in Greece after experiencing an urgent medical condition.

Coast Guard Conducts 4 Medevacs from Cruise Ships off California Coast Within 24 Hours

May 03, 2023

Within a 24-hour period, the U.S. Coast Guard carried out four medical evacuations of sick passengers from three different cruise ships off the coast of California. The first request for assistance came from the cruise ship Carnival Panorama at approximately 7 p.m.

Coast Guard Helicopter Narrowly Avoids Crash During Cruise Ship Medical Rescue

May 03, 2023

A Shocking video recently shared on Twitter by Stacey Brawley shows a US Coast Guard HH-60 T Jahhawk helicopter narrowly avoiding a crash into the sea in an attempt to evacuate a passenger from the cruise ship Carnival Dream. The incident occurred in adverse weather conditions on April 29, approximately 300 miles offshore of Fort Morgan, Alabama, USCG said.

MSC Virtuosa Crew Member Medically Evacuated at Port of Hamburg

Apr 18, 2023

A crew member aboard the cruise ship MSC Virtuosa required urgent medical attention and was evacuated shortly after the vessel departed from Hamburg, Germany. MSC Virtuosa, which had 6,300 passengers on board and had made 14 calls to Hamburg previously, left the Cruise Center Steinwerder around 9 p.m. on Sunday evening en route to Zeebrugge, Belgium.

Grand Princess Crew Rescues Two Sailors

Mar 21, 2023

The crew of the Grand Princess rescued two sailors stranded at sea after their boat suffered engine failure and began taking on water near the coast of Wilsons, Australia. The sailors, a 58-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman, had escaped in a dinghy after activating the emergency beacon.

P&O Cruise Ship Rescues 3 Sailors

Mar 20, 2023

The cruise ship P&O Ventura rescued three people stranded on a sailing yacht on Monday, March 20. The sailors made a call to the US Coast Guard requesting assistance after the vessel lost its steering ability in the Gulf of Mexico.

A crew member aboard the P&O Ventura who reported the rescue operation said:

MSC Meraviglia makes stop near PortMiami due to a medical emergency

Mar 08, 2023

The cruise ship MSC Meraviglia made an emergency stop at the port of Miami to medevac a passenger in need of urgent medical assistance. The ship was at MSC Cruises Private Island Ocean Cay in the Bahamas when the captain announced on the PA system that they needed to depart to Miami in order for the Coast Guard to perform a medical evacuation.

Filipino Crew Member Rescued After Going Overboard in Ushuaia

Feb 15, 2023

A 59-year-old Filipino crew member went overboard from Ponant expedition cruise ship Le Lyrial, while the vessel was moored at the port of Ushuaia, Argentina.

The incident happened on Friday, February 10, when the ship’s officers requested assistance from the rescue teams after the crew member fell into the water while securing the gangway as the vessel completed the mooring procedure.

The World Voyager Rescues 4 Shipwrecked Mariners

Dec 16, 2022

The World Voyager came to the rescue of a small sailing boat in distress and provided assistance to four distressed mariners on December 13, while crossing the Atlantic.

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