Cruise News Star Cruises Passenger Overboard Asian Based Cruise Ship

Passenger Overboard Asian Based Cruise Ship

A search is underway for a an overboard passenger from the SuperStar Gemini which is operated by Asian based Star Cruises.

New Straight Times reports of a 60-year-old Singaporean man who apparently fell overboard the 1,750 passenger cruise ship. Onboard CCTV footage confirmed that the man had fallen overboard at 11:05 PM on Sunday night.

At the time the SuperStar Gemini was around 9.5 nautical miles from Babi Besar Island which is located just off the Malaysian south-east coast. It wasn’t known the man was missing until the next day and he failed to respond to announcements. A headcount also conformed that the Singaporean was missing. Malaysian authorities were informed by the ship’s captain¬†and are now searching the area.

The Star Cruises ship is 50,700 gross tons and was built-in 1992, The ship is based out of Singapore and operated Asian itineraries.

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