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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.

MS Zaandam Crew Member Evacuated To Shore For Medical Treatment

Jan 11, 2021

A crew member from the cruise ship MS Zaandam, anchored off the coast of Torbay, was medically evacuated on January 8, to shore for medical treatment. Torbay Coastguard Rescue Team was tasked by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency to assist with the medical evacuation of the crew member who had to be treated in a hospital. Torbay coastguard reports that the crew member was transferred onshore by tender boat which arrived at the harbor at around 7:30 pm. When the tender boat arrived alongside the rescu

Crewmember of Marella Explorer 2 transferred to hospital after suffering suspected heart attack

Dec 14, 2020

A crew member from the cruise ship Marella Explorer 2, anchored in the middle of Tor Bay, South West England, was transferred ashore with one of the ship’s lifeboats after suffering a suspected heart attack. With the assistance from RNLI lifeboat station volunteers, the crew member was taken ashore to Torquay and transferred to the hospital.

Crew Member Medically Evacuated From Cruise Ship Off The Dorset Coast But It Wasn’t Because of Covid-19

Nov 24, 2020

A 43-year-old crew member of the cruise ship Marella Discovery was medically evacuated on Saturday night while the vessel was anchored in Weymouth Bay on England's south coast. The crew member, whose name was not released, fell ill with suspected meningitis, reports Weymouth RNLI lifeboat station.

Carnival Legend responds to call for help from stranded catamaran in Bahamas

Jul 02, 2020

The cruise ship Carnival Legend responded to a call for help from a catamaran that had run out of fuel off the coast of Bahamas. Carnival Legend delivered 25 gallons of fuel to the boat crew in order to make its way back to Jacksonville, Florida. John Heald, Carnival Cruise Line’s brand ambassador, shared Carnival Legend crew response to the call for help on his Facebook page.

Indonesian Crew Member Medically Evacuated from Mein Schiff 5

Apr 13, 2020

A crew member was medevacked off the cruise ship Mein Schiff 5 on Sunday, April 12, at the port of Ierapetra, Greece. According to the Greek media, the 25-year-old Indonesian crew member needed medical assistance after experiencing symptoms of appendicitis.