Two German passengers medevaced
On Jan 28, 2023, the medical evacuation of two German passengers was requested from the 'Aidastella' in Cartagena. The doctor requested a medevac on sea, and the CCS Cartagena of Salvamento Marítimo mobilized the SAR boat 'Salvamar DracoÄ, which transferred the paitients to the shipyard dock for further transport to the hospital. The cruise ship then continued the voyage to Cádiz.
Medevac off Punta Europa
On May 4, 2022, the 'Aidastella', which was sailing 30 miles east of Punta Europa en route from Lisbon to Cartagena, requested the medical evacuation of a 74-year-old German passenger. The CCS Tarifa of Salvamento Marítimo mobilized the SAR helicopter Helimer 222, which hoisted the patient and transported him to Jerez for its transfer to the hospital for further care on a higher level.
Cruise ship assisted migrant boat
The 'Aida Stella' came upon a migrant boat in the night of Sep 27, 2021, off the Spanish coast, short after leaving the port of Cagliari at 8.30 p.m. The cruise ship stopped and supplied the 7-10 migrants with drinking water. The Spanish Coastguard was notified, which arrived with a patrol boat on Sep 28 at 6.50 a.m. and recovered the castaways. Then the 'Aidastella' resumed its voyage to Ibiza with an ETA as of Sep 29.Upload News