Lifeboat accident in Ponta Delgada
A lifeboat has broken from its cabling on the "Arcadia" on Jan 5, 2018, and has fallen from its davits into the sea while the cruise ship was in Ponta Delgada. The back appeared to have been ripped off and was still hanging from its cradle. Later the lifeboat was lying damaged on the quayside at the port. There were five crew members in the lifeboat at the time of the accident. One crew member was hospitalized. The cruise ship left the port again on Jan 6.
Two heart attacks delayed departure from Kiel
The departure of the "Arcadia" from the Ostsee Quay in Kiel which was scheduled for 4.30 p.m. on June 21, 2017, towards Stockholm was delayed: Within two minutes, two passengers on the ship, on which youth are not allowed to sail, had suffered heart attacks. During the supply by the crew immediately the rescue service were alerted. Two vehicles of the Workers' Samaritan League and an emergency physician from the fire brigade attended and took care of the patients, who were taken to the University Hospital in Kiel shortly after 6 p.m. Only then the "Arcadia" could leave the port.
MEdecac off Lanvéoc-Poulmic
In the late morning of Jan 3, 2013, the Cross Corsen was alerted by the "Arcadia" after one of his crew members, a Filipino sailor, aged 38, complained of stomach pains. After consulting the medical consultation center of Toulouse, an evacuation was decided. The ship was about 170 km southwest of Lanvéoc-Poulmic. A Cayman helicopter Cayman of the French Navy proceeded to hoist the patient. He was taken to the Hospital Cavale Blanche in Brest.Upload News