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Latest news related to overboard incidents 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 Suspends Search for Royal Caribbean Crew Member

Jan 25, 2019

We are deeply saddened to announce that the U.S. Coast Guard has ended their search for the Royal Caribbean crew member who went overboard from the cruise ship Majesty of the Seas. After 24 hours search and covering more than 1,388 square miles the missing crew member who was working in the bar department, was not located.

Video: Young Man Jumps Off A Cruise Ship

Jan 16, 2019

A new video has been posted yesterday of a young man jumping off a cruise ship while the vessel was sailing near the port.

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Harmony of the Seas Entertainer

Dec 28, 2018

We are saddened to report that the US Coast Guard has suspended its search for the missing cruise ship entertainer who went overboard from the Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas. The search operation for the missing Arron Hough, age 20, from Sunderland lasted for about 83 hours, covering 3,707 square miles, with three different aircrafts and Cutter Resolute. The search proved to be to no avail and the missing staff member was not found.

Staff Member Goes Overboard From Royal Caribbean Harmony of the Seas

Dec 27, 2018

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a man who went overboard from Harmony of the Seas yesterday morning, while the cruise ship was sailing some 267 miles off the coast of Puerto Rico.

Staff Member Reported Missing from Adventure of the Seas

Nov 24, 2018

A staff member was reported missing from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Adventure of the Seas.

Celebrity Cruises Crew Say A Final Farewell To Their Colleague Alex Heleta

Oct 20, 2018

The tragic news of the crew member who went overboard from the cruise ship Celebrity Reflection shook Celebrity Cruises family and the entire crew community. Alex Heleta from Ukraine, age 36, was reported overboard while the cruise ship was sailing from Mykonos to Rhodes.

Crew Member Goes Overboard from Celebrity Reflection

Oct 17, 2018

A crew member working onboard Celebrity Reflection went overboard last night while the cruise ship was sailing from Mykonos to Rhodes. Ship’s captain turned around toward the last known position and crew launched search and rescue operation, but the crewman was not found. Celebrity Reflection officers reported the man overboard to the Greek Coast Guard who joined the search efforts sending Helicopter and rescue vessels to the area.

Pop Singer Goes Overboard From The Cruise Ship Aidaluna

Sep 09, 2018

A 33-year old male passenger was reported going overboard today in the Labrador Sea, about 100 nautical miles north of St. John's, Newfoundland, from the cruise ship Aidaluna, operated by Aida Cruises. According to the German newspaper Bild, the missing person is the pop singer Daniel Kueblboeck. Coast Guard deployed airplane and helicopter to search for the missing person.

Filipino Crew Member Missing From Holland America Line Cruise Ship

Aug 04, 2018

A Filipino crew member working onboard Holland America Line cruise ship ms Amsterdam was reported missing. The 35-year-old man was last seen on Thursday at around 6 p.m. while the ship was sailing Sitka Sound, Alaska. His disappearance was reported at 7:45 p.m. by the crew after he did not show up for a work shift. The crew made extensive searches onboard the vessel of all public areas and facilities but they couldn’t find the missing man.

Two Crew Members Reported Overboard From Explorer of the Sea

Jul 20, 2018

Two crew members from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Explorer of the Seas went overboard last night near the port of Victoria, British Columbia. According to the reports ship’s Captain announced “Code Oscar” on the loudspeakers on Thursday evening at around 8:00 p.m. local time. Joint Rescue Coordination Centre reports that the crew was working on a lifeboat when they ended up in the water. Luckily they were wearing life vests and shortly after other boats joined the rescue operation.

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