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 passenger from Norwegian Encore

Jul 20, 2022

A Coast Guard Sitka aircrew evacuated a man from the Norwegian Encore cruise ship in the Chatham Strait on Monday.

An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on the scene at 7:27 a.m. and safely lifted and transported the patient to awaiting EMS personnel at the Mt. Medical Center Edgecumbe in Sitka.

Coast Guard medevacs man from Ms Eurodam

Jun 08, 2022

The Coast Guard evacuated a man from the Holland America Line cruise ship Ms Eurodam south of Duke Island in Alaska.

Two Crew Members With Chemical Burns Airlifted From Celebrity Summit

Jun 03, 2022

Two crew members from a cruise ship off the coast of Virginia Beach were evacuated by the Coast Guard to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital after suffering chemical burns.

Costa Luminosa crew member transferred to hospital after suffering a heart attack

Apr 27, 2022

A crew member of the cruise ship Costa Luminosa was medically evacuated at the port of Funchal yesterday evening after suffering a heart attack. Funchal Port Authority was informed by the ship’s Captain, after the vessel departed on April 25, requesting to return to port in order to disembark a crew member in need of urgent hospital treatment. 

Cruise passenger airlifted from MSC Grandiosa

Apr 18, 2022

A 25-year-old French passenger in urgent need of medical treatment was airlifted by the Coast Guard rescue crew from the cruise ship MSC Grandiosa. The cruise ship was located about 20 nautical miles off the coast of Sant'Antioco, in southwestern Sardinia sailing a 7 Night Mediterranean cruise towards La Valletta, Malta when the medical evacuation took place.

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.