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Watch as Coast Guard Medevacs Sick Royal Caribbean Passenger Off Boat

The video, as posted by the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service, shows the U.S. Coast Guard medevacing a passenger. The man was taken from the ship on July 14 while the Royal Caribbean ship, Adventure of the Seas, was cruising … Continue reading

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Passenger Experiences Seizures Aboard Royal Caribbean Ship and is Medevaced to Shore

Yesterday, a 48-year-old passenger experienced seizures aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship near Sandy Hook, and was medevaced to a shoreside facility by Coast Guard watchstanders. The post Passenger Experiences Seizures Aboard Royal Caribbean Ship and is Medevaced to Shore … Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean Buys Majority Stake in Silversea Cruises

Today, Royal Caribbean Cruises announced that it is acquiring a 66.7% stake in Silversea Cruises for $1,000,000,000 (billion) and assuming around $500,000,000 (million) in debt. As a privately held cruise brand, Silversea operates nine ships with two newbuilds, Silver Moon … Continue reading

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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. The post Royal Caribbean Passenger is Medevaced … Continue reading

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NTSB Report: Maintenance Deficiencies and Poor Training Led to Caribbean Fantasy Fire and Delayed Evacuation

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) published its findings yesterday regarding a fire on the Caribbean Fantasy cruise ferry, operated by Baja Ferries, near Puerto Rico in August of 2016.  We reported on the fire at the time in our … Continue reading

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