Medevac off Hatteras
The US Coast Guard medevaced a man from the 'Anthem of the Seas' 60 miles southwest of Hatteras in the afternoon of Nov 3, 2019. Coast Guard Fifth District watchstanders received a call from the captain of the cruise ship reporting that a passenger aboard the ship was suffering from symptoms of internal bleeding and was in need of a medevac. A Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew launched and hoisted the man, his wife and a doctor from the cruise ship to Vident Medical Center in Greenville.
Medevac off Bermuda
The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] received a call from the 'Anthem of the Seas' on Oct 8, 2019, advising them of a medical emergency onboard and requesting medical evacuation of a passenger. The vessel was under pilotage in Murrays Anchorage, outbound for sea. The Pilot/Rescue boat "St. David" was tasked to conduct the medical transfer and returned to Ordnance Island a short while later with the patient who was subsequently transported by Ambulance to KEMH.
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.Upload News