Category: Crewmember S.O.S.

Two Women Medevaced From Carnival Pride, Six Hours Apart

Medevac rescues are fairly common at sea. When a passenger or crewmember aboard a cruise has a medical concern that exceeds what the on board medical professional is approved to treat, it is necessary to call in a medevac team so that the ailing individual can be taken to a nearby hospital. This week, not one but two women required medevac assistance from the same ship–the Carnival Pride–on the same day, just six hours apart.

Family Of Deceased Cruise Singer Seeks Closure After Four and a Half Years

Becoming the victim of accident, injury or wrongful death at sea is not a situation for which anyone can ever fully prepare. However, when tragedy strikes, you may assume and hope that the cruise line and local authorities will do what they can to help you achieve closure. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. This week, an unresolved death at sea came back into light, illuminating the challenging process that can be involved when a loved one dies aboard a cruise.

Drug Bust Aboard the Island Princess Delayed Departure by Several Hours

When you think of a cruise vacation, illegal narcotics probably do not come to mind. However, this week, that’s exactly what many passengers aboard the Island Princess were likely thinking about, as a search of their ship turned up an undisclosed quantity of drugs. Three crewmembers were arrested and charged with possession.