Coast Guard to inspect storm damaged Royal Caribbean cruise ship upon return to New Jersey

Coast Guard to inspect storm damaged Royal Caribbean cruise ship upon return to New Jersey
NEW YORK – The storm-damaged Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas is scheduled to return to New York Harbor Wednesday evening where it will be met by a team of inspectors from Coast Guard Sector New York. Once the vessel’s docked in New Jersey, the Coast Guard team will inspect the vessel to verify the extent of damages and ensure repairs are satisfactorily completed before the ship will...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended search efforts for a missing 35-year-old man who fell into the water during a cruise 80 nautical miles northeast of Mayaguana, Bahamas, Saturday. “We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones and all that have been affected by this tragedy,” said Capt. Todd Coggeshall, Coast Guard 7th District chief of response management. At approximately...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water 80 nautical miles northeast of Mayaguana, Bahamas

Coast Guard searching for person in the water 80 nautical miles northeast of Mayaguana, Bahamas
MIAMI — Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews are searching for a man in the water 80 nautical miles northeast of Mayaguana, Bahamas, Friday. At approximately 1 a.m., the Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas cruise ship reported a missing 35-year-old male after he fell into the water during a cruise. The cruise ship launched two small boats to begin searching for the male who was last seen wearing a pink...

Search for missing cruise ship Liberty of the Seas passenger suspended

Search for missing cruise ship Liberty of the Seas passenger suspended
MIAMI – Coast Guard crews have suspended their search for a man who reportedly went overboard from a cruise ship 22 nautical miles south of Marathon, Florida, Sunday. Frank Slippo, 43, hometown unknown, reportedly went overboard from the 12th deck balcony of Royal Caribbean International’s cruise ship Liberty of the Seas late Sunday night. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders were...

Coast Guard searching Mona Passage for overboard Adventure of the Seas cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard searching Mona Passage for overboard Adventure of the Seas cruise ship passenger
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue searching Sunday for a man who jumped overboard into Mona Passage waters from the Royal Caribbean International cruise ship Adventure of the Seas Saturday night, during the cruise ship’s transit to Puerto Rico. Missing is Tien Phuoc Nguyen a 26-year-old man and Canadian citizen, who reportedly was on a cruise with his family when he...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Radiance of the Sea passenger in Southeast Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Radiance of the Sea passenger in Southeast Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely transferred an ailing 72-year-old cruise ship passenger to emergency medical personnel in Juneau Tuesday. The Coast Guard received a request for the medevac from the Royal Caribbean fleet medical operations director in France at 11:28 a.m. The patient was reportedly suffering from symptoms of cardiac distress aboard...

Royal Caribbean cruise ship assists distressed sailors off Bermuda

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District command center are coordinating a rescue 850 miles east of Bermuda with the assistance of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship Celebrity Equinox, Friday afternoon. At approximately 12:30 p.m., the watchstanders received a notification from a member of the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre Bremen, Germany, stating that there were five German...

Coast Guard interdicts, repatriates 17 Cuban migrants

Cutter Ocracoke - USCG File PhotoMIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriated 17 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Saturday, after they were interdicted at sea during two separate cases. While on routine patrol, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma located a rustic vessel 12 miles north of Punta Maisi, Cuba, Dec. 4, 2010. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak...

Coast Guard searching for crewman missing from cruise ship Oasis of the Seas

MIAMI – Coast Guard crews are searching Tuesday for a 45-year-old crewmember reported missing from Royal Caribbean’s cruise ship Oasis of the Seas Monday.