Cruise News Carnival Cruise Line Search Underway for Overboard Carnival Cruise Ship Crew Member

Search Underway for Overboard Carnival Cruise Ship Crew Member

Affiliate Disclaimer

Princess Cruises Confirms Sale of Two Ships to Undisclosed Buyers

Carnival-owned Princess Cruises has confirmed the sale of two cruise ships to undisclosed buyers.

Cruise Line Announces Record-Setting Bookings

Oceania Cruises has some good news for the industry with its Labor Day promotion setting a record in its cruise bookings.

Could There Be Another Extended CDC No Sail Order?

It's reported that the CDC's No Sail Order has been extended through to the end of October 2020 but this is "utter nonsense" according to Carnival Cruise Line's ambassador.

Cruise Lines Submit New Health Recommendations to CDC

The Healthy Sail Panel which is a joint expert panel from Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line has submitted its recommendations to the CDC.

The U.S Coast Guard is currently searching for an overboard crew member from the Carnival Victory cruise ship.

Carnival Victory Crew Member Overboard

A crew member has gone overboard the Carnival Victory cruise ship approximately 30 miles southwest of Cuba in the Caribbean. The male crew member is 37-years-old and the Coast Guard was notified by the ship’s crew that he fell overboard.

At the time, the Carnival cruise ship was on its way back to Miami, Florida as part of a four-day Western Caribbean cruise. The ship had called at Key West on July 2 and Cozumel, Mexico on July 3 before heading back. Carnival Victory is arriving back at its homeport today, July 5.

The Coast Guard is using assets to search the area for the missing crew member. A sentry airplane and cutter vessel are both active in the search but time is running out on how long a person can survive in the water for a certain amount of time.

Also Read: What Happens During a Cruise Ship Overboard Alarm?

This must be a very difficult time for the staff and crew of the Carnival Victory and out thoughts go out to them all and his family back home. It is not yet known what department the man was working in or the time he went overboard.

Carnival Victory is schduled to arrive at PortMiami today and the next scheduled cruise is expected to depart later on Friday for a three-day Bahamas itinerary.

The Carnival cruise ship is 101,500 gross ton with a passenger capacity of over 2,700 at double occupany. The vessel will undergo a major transformation into Carnival Radiance in 2020.

This is developing news and Cruise Hive will update this post once more is known.

Carnival Victory Cruise Ship

Cruise news, tips & trends to your inbox.

Carnival Victory Cruise Ship
Share via
Copy link