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Costa Deliziosa Rescues Sailors From Sinking Yacht

Earlier this week, Costa’s Costa Deliziosa, which is currently sailing a 100 day around the world cruise, rescued 8 sailors from a sinking yacht in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The Costa Deliziosa,...

Rescue Operation For Explorer Vessel Stranded In Antarctica Delayed

Earlier this week, an Antarctic explorer ship, the Akademik Shokalskiy, became trapped in a field of ice near Antarctica. The ship sent a distress call on Christmas morning to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. The AMSA...

Carnival Valor Rescues Sailors In Distress

Earlier this morning, while sailing off the coast of St. Maarten, the Carnival Valor rescued five mariners from a pleasure craft that was sinking in inclement weather. Following the rescue, the five adults were...

Crown Princess Rescues Syrian Refugees

Earlier this week, the Crown Princess rescued around 100 refugees from Syria, who were attempting to flee their home country and cross the Mediterranean Sea in a small boat. The Syrian refugees had apparently...

Costa Voyager Rescues Two Boaters Near Albania

This morning at 7 a.m. (CET), as Costa Voyager was en route to Durazzo, Albania, for its maiden call at that port city, a boat adrift without power and in obvious distress was spotted...

Carnival Triumph Suffers Fire; Disables Propulsion System

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Luxury Cruise Ship Rescues Stranded “Around The World Sailor”

Earlier today off of the coast of Tasmania, a 62 year old sailor was rescued by Orion Expeditions’ Orion after being stranded at sea for about 3 days. When the Orion received word of the sailor from...

Disney Dream Rescues 2 Stranded Boaters

Earlier this Wednesday, while sailing through the Bahamas, the Disney Dream received a distress call from a small boat, which was carrying two U.S. citizens. The Disney Dream immediately notified the US Coast Guard about the stranded...

Holland America Line’s Volendam Rescues 76 From Sinking Tour Boat

Yesterday, the Holland America Line ship, Volendam, responded to an emergency call from the Baranof Wind, a nearby sinking sightseeing boat. Around 11am local time, the local Coast Guard station received an emergency call from the Baranof Wind....

Norwegian Star Rescues 6 Stranded Sailors

Earlier today, Norwegian Cruise Line reported on their Facebook page that the Norwegian Star rescued 6 stranded sailors from the Atlantic Ocean while on her way to Bermuda. The Norwegian Star’s Captain Kenneth Harstrom received a call from the...

Enchantment of the Seas Rescues Dehydrated Sailor

Earlier this morning around 3:00am, Royal Caribbean’s Enchantment of the Seas rescued Nathan C. Owen about 200 miles northwest of Bermuda. Nathan C. Owen was sailing board his 46 foot racing yacht, Seabiscuit in the 2012 Newport Bermuda...

4 Rescued By Disney Fantasy

Last night, just outside of Key West, 4 men were spotted signaling for help by the officers of the Disney Fantasy. The 4 men were floating in a small raft just outside of Key...