Category: Cruise Passenger S.O.S.

Royal Caribbean Passenger is Medevaced to Tampa Bay for Treatments

Yesterday, a 39 year-old passenger aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship near Tampa Bay suffered chest pains indicating a possible heart attack, and was evacuated to a medical facility by Coast Guard watchstanders.

Cruise Ship Passenger in Alaska is Medevaced for Heart Attack

Last week, a 61-year-old passenger suffered a heart attack on board the Celebrity Solstice cruise ship near Craig, Alaska, and was medevaced to a medical facility by emergency responders.

Man Goes Overboard Carnival Paradise, Coast Guard Begins Search

This week, a 50-year-old North Carolina man was reported missing from the Carnival Paradise. It is believed that he went overboard when the ship was 85 miles west of Ft. Myers, Florida. The Coast Guard is conducting a search.

Cruise Passenger Sues Celebrity for Severe Burns

This week, a 66-year-old cruise ship passenger sued Celebrity X Cruises for the severe burns he acquired on his feet while aboard a European cruise in 2014. The man, who suffered from pre-existing nerve damage, believes the ship could have done a better job of warning passengers as to the high temperatures of the deck.

Faulty Fire Suppression System Causes Flood Aboard Carnival Dream

Seeing the hallway aboard your cruise fill with water is not something anyone ever wants to witness. However, that is exactly what happened late last week, when a faulty fire suppression system caused one of the decks aboard the Carnival Dream to fill with water. The company quickly worked to resolve the matter, and all passengers and crew members are safe.

71-Year-Old Cruise Passenger Airlifted from Anthem of the Seas

Although no one plans on becoming ill at sea, the unfortunate reality is that it happens more often than anyone would like. This week, a 71-year-old cruise passenger required emergency medical evacuation from the ship, due to alleged kidney failure. He was safely transported to shore and taken to a local hospital for further treatment.

Woman Falls Overboard Pacific Dawn, In Rough Waters Off New Caledonia

While many accidents and injuries at sea can be prevented, there are some situations when an extremely unexpected accident takes place. That is exactly what happened this week, when a woman was washed overboard the Pacific Dawn, into rough waters, as the ship sailed 150 nautical miles off the coast of New Caledonia. Due to dangerous weather conditions, other rescue teams were unable to help the cruise, forcing the ship’s crew to conduct their own search. After more than 12 hours, hopes faded and the efforts were called off.

Woman Medevaced from Cruise Off Maui Due to Abdominal Pain

While no one anticipates needing an emergency rescue out of paradise, that is exactly what happened this week, when a 70-year-old Australian woman was medevaced from her cruise as it sailed off the coast of Maui, Hawaii. The woman was experiencing severe abdominal pain. She was last reported in stable condition.