Medevac off Christmas Island
The US Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old crew member of the 'Azamara Jorney' from Christmas Island to Hawaii, on Jan 18, 2020. On Jan 17 at 6:40 p.m., JRCC Honolulu watchstanders received a report from the master and ship’s doctor of the cruise ship regarding the situation. The vessel was 149 miles off Christmas Island, and a crew member was suffering from abdominal pain since Monday. His condition deteriorated despite antibiotic treatment. The ship’s doctor and the Coast Guard’s duty flight surgeon agreed the crew member required a higher level of medical care than was available on ship as soon as possible. The 'Azamara Journey' diverted toward Christmas Island while JRCC Honolulu watchstanders deployed a HC-130 Hercules from the Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercule. The patient was hoisted, and the aircrew transportedhim to Oahu, where he was brought by ambulance to Queen’s Medical Center. While in flight, he was cared for by the Hawaii Healthcare Emergency Management’s Disaster Medical Team personnel (Kalawao Rescue). The Mcruise ship was on a voyage from Maui, Hawaii, to Bora Bora, French Polynesia.
Cruise ship Azamara Journey moored at the Port of Riga for the first time
On 26 August, the cruise ship Azamara Journey moored at the Port of Riga for the first time. Its owner and operator is Azamara Club Cruises, a part of the world's second largest cruise line operator Royal Caribbean Cruises based in Miami, USA. As usual, expecting the first visit of the ship to the port, the captain of the ship Johannes Tysse and Freeport of Riga Deputy CEO for Port Development Matters Edgars Sūna exchanged emblems of the ship and the port. Within the framework of its Baltic cruise, Azamara Journey brought 682 tourists to Riga.
Cruise ship skips port due to storm
The "Azamara Joruney" which was scheduled to berth at the Port of Tauranga on MAr 8, 2017, has been turned away because of the wild weather pummelling the region. It was likely the ship sailed further out to sea instead in search of calmer waters. It was now Wellington bound, ETA Mar 10.Upload News