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Medevac off Bermuda
The "Prinsendam" diverted to Bermuda on March 27, 2019, to disembark an 82-year-old passenger in need of medical treatment after he sustained an injury while on-board the vessel. On March 26 at 6:07 p.m, zjr Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre was contacted by zjr Holland Americas Fleet Operations Centre, acting on behalf of the §Prinsendam" and reporting that vessel is diverting to Bermuda for the medical disembarkation of the male passenger. The ship was on route from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Madeira and arrived off the east end of Bermuda in the evening of March 27. At 11 p.m. the patient was safely landed ashore, accompanied with a member of the ships medical staff, by pilot boat ‘St. David’ and then taken via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.
Prinsendam Will Leave Holland America Line’s Fleet
Holland America Line announced that Prinsendam has been sold and will leave its fleet July 1, 2019 to be transferred to the German cruise company Phoenix Reisen. Following the sale, the 37,983-ton, 835-guest Prinsendam is being chartered back to Holland America Line to continue sailing its planned voyages through July 1, 2019.
Sold to German buyer Phoenix Seereisen - New Name to be Amera - Delivery on July 1, 2019. First cruise for Phoenix planned for August 2019.Upload News