Sun Princess Cruise Man-Overboard Confirmed as “Intentional”

It was confirmed today, that CCTV footage shows that a 41 year old Taiwanese woman who died after falling overboard from the cruise ship ‘Sun Princess’, intentionally went overboard, by climbing over the railing.  A spokesperson from Princess Cruises, confirmed to MaritimeSafetyandSecurity, that; “On August 9, at approximately 06:00 a.m. local time off the southern … More Sun Princess Cruise Man-Overboard Confirmed as “Intentional”

MARSS Secures MOBtronic Man-Overboard Detection and Tracking System Contract for New Cruise Ship

MARSS secures contract for the installation of MOBtronic, their advanced man-overboard detection and tracking system on-board new cruise ship.  The contract includes the installation of a network of MOBtronic marinised pods that are strategically positioned to cover the volume around the entire vessel, creating a virtual shield which automatically detects and classifies a man-overboard event. The system … More MARSS Secures MOBtronic Man-Overboard Detection and Tracking System Contract for New Cruise Ship

MSC Crew Rescues Passenger After Jumping Off Cruise Ship

Monday June 17th – An MSC Cruises crew member rescued a 43 year old Irish woman after she went overboard from the cruise ship MSC Seaview whilst  vessel  docked at the port of Genoa, Italy It appears that the women jumped from the deck of the ship into the sea around 10pm after a fight … More MSC Crew Rescues Passenger After Jumping Off Cruise Ship

Search Called Off For Person Overboard in Mediterranean

Norwegian Cruise Line “Tweet” a short statement confirming that a search and rescue operation for a women who went missing after going overboard from their cruise ship, the Norwegian Epic, has now been abandoned.  6.53pm June 9th Norwegian Cruise Line tweeted a statement regarding their reported person-overboard. Tweet 1 of 2 “Early morning on June … More Search Called Off For Person Overboard in Mediterranean

9 Dead, 19 Missing After Collision On The Danube in Budapest

A Viking River Cruise ship ‘Viking Sygin’ a 135-metre, 1000-ton river cruise ship and a 40-ton, 27-metre sightseeing boat ‘Hableány (Mermaid)’ collided as they were heading North and passing under Margit bridge, in Budapest, Hungary 9.05pm on 29th May The Hableány capsized and disappeared under the Sigyn within seconds with 35 people onboard: 31 South … More 9 Dead, 19 Missing After Collision On The Danube in Budapest

Search Suspended for 20-year-old Royal Caribbean Crew Member Who Went Overboard

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for Royal Caribbean crew member Arron Hough, 20, who went overboard in the Atlantic Ocean on Christmas Day. Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas cruise ship first reported that Hough was missing around 1:45 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 25, Christmas Day, nearly 10 hours after he likely went overboard. … More Search Suspended for 20-year-old Royal Caribbean Crew Member Who Went Overboard

Developing a reliable and autonomous man-overboard detection system

It is a sad reality that according to the US Coast Guard from January 2006 to March 2018, 305 people were lost overboard (MOB) from cruise ships. This is an average of 25 incidents per year. This is not just a tragedy for the individuals involved but also for their families as well. In many … More Developing a reliable and autonomous man-overboard detection system

US Coast Guard Searches for 50-year-old Man Missing from Cruise Ship 85 miles west of Fort Myers, Fla.

MIAMI —  The Coast Guard is searching for a 50-year-old male reported missing from a cruise ship Tuesday approximately 85 miles west of Fort Myers, Fla. Missing is Brian Lamonds, 50, Greensboro, North Carolina. Coast Guard Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 10 a.m., from the cruise ship stating the man was missing and reportedly … More US Coast Guard Searches for 50-year-old Man Missing from Cruise Ship 85 miles west of Fort Myers, Fla.

Passenger Overboard from Princess Sun

A passenger has been reported overboard from the Princess Sun cruise ship today, according to 9News in Australia. The passenger is an Australian man in his 80’s.   In a statement, Princess Cruises stated that the passenger intentionally went overboard. The Princess Sun departed from Fremantle, Australia six days ago, and was half way through a 12-day cruise. The overboard … More Passenger Overboard from Princess Sun

Search Called Off for Woman Who Fell From P&O Cruise Ship “Pacific Dawn”

“Extremely difficult decision” –  Cruise ship captain announces search for passenger called off. The captain of P&O cruise ship Pacific Dawn has made the sad announcement that one of its passengers, a woman, hasn’t been found and the ship is heading back to Brisbane. The woman, believed to have been on a seven-day holiday with her husband and … More Search Called Off for Woman Who Fell From P&O Cruise Ship “Pacific Dawn”