Medevac in Bermuda
The "Anthem Of The Seas" arrived at Bermuda early on Aug 3, 2019, in order to disembark an 80-year-old passenger who sustained head injuries after a fall. The ship requested to disembark an 80-year-old male passenger on medical reasons, having sustained head injuries. The ship increased speed to arrive at the Sea Buoy at 2 a.m. to carry out a Medico Transfer offshore to the Pilot/Rescue Boat St David. The transfer was safely conducted with the passenger being taken to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital by ambulance. The "Anthem of the Seas" then waited offshore, and subsequently berthed as scheduled at Heritage Wharf later in the morning.
Medevac off Cape Hatteras
The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old Canadian man from the "Anthem of the Seas" 100 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras in the morning of May 14, 2019. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center in Portsmouth, Virginia, initially received the report via phone call from the cruise ship that one of their passengers was suffering from abdominal pain. Watchstanders from the command center launched MH-60 Jayhawk and HC-130 Hercules aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City to respond. Once on-scene, the Jayhawk aircrew hoisted both the patient and his wife aboard the helicopter and transported them to Carteret Health Care Medical Center in Morehead City, North Carolina.
Medevac off Sandy Hook
A U.S. Coast Guard boat medevaced a 71-year-old woman experiencing symptoms of a possible heart attack approximately 10 miles southeast of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, from the "Anthem of the Seas" in the morning of April 14, 2019. At approximately 10:25 p.m. on April 13, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report stating a woman aboard the cruise ship was experiencing symptoms of a possible heart attack while the ship was approximately 30 miles east of Asbury Park, New Jersey. A Coast Guard flight surgeon recommended a medevac, and a rescue boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook with Sea Bright emergency medical personnel, aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat, was launched. At approximately 12:25 a.m. on April 14, the crew arrived on scene, approximately 10 miles southeast of Sandy Hook, New Jersey. The boatcrew subsequently embarked the woman, along with a doctor and three family members, for transfer to Station Sandy Hook. Upon arrival at approximately 1:50 a.m., the woman was transferred to Sea Bright emergency medical personnel for transport to Monmouth Medical Center.Upload News