Mass brawl on cruise ship
Plates and furniture were used as weapons after a mass brawl broke out on the "Britannia". Six people were hurt asthe vessel sailed to Southampton after a week-long trip to Norway's fjords. A man, 43, and a 41-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of assault. An emergency tannoy summoned security staff to the ship's restaurant in the early hours of July 26, 2019.The people suspected of being behind the violence were confined to a cabin for the last day of the cruise. The violence occurred after a black-tie evening and an afternoon of "patriotic" partying on deck, when large amounts of alcohol were consumed in the evening of July 25. All guests have disembarked after the ship berthed on July 27 at 7.20 a.m. and the matter was now in the hands of the local police. Hampshire Police officers attended the ship when it docked in Southampton and investigations were ongoing. Three men and three women were assaulted, with their injuries including significant bruising and cuts. The man and the woman arrested, both from Chigwell, Essex, were in police custody.
Medevac off Alméria.
Salvamento Marítimo has evacuated a passenger from the "Britannia" on Sep 20, 2018, who required medical attention. He was taken to the airport in Alméria, where an ambulance awaited him to be transferred to the Torrecárdenas Hospital Complex in Alméria. The medevac was carried out by the Helimer 207 rescue helicopter.
British luxury cruise ship rescues ten migrants off Spanish coast
A BRITISH luxury cruise ship with 4,000 passengers on board has rescued 10 African migrants off the coast of Spain near Almeria. The crew of the the P&O Cruises flagship Britannia spotted an inflatable dinghy carrying the migrants at 1am in the morning and immediately performed a U-turn and issued a man overboard announcement to the cruise passengers. A Spanish coastguard helicopter was sent to pull the migrants out of the water and they were given shelter, food, drink and medical care on board Britannia until a coastguard ship arrived and they were handed over to Spanish authorities. Once on dry land the they were attended to by the Spanish Red Cross. The MV Britannia, named by HM The Queen in March 2015, resumed its normal cruise itinerary. https://www.euroweeklynews.com/3.0.15/news/on-euro-weekly-news/costa-de-almeria/146158-british-luxury-cruise-ship-rescues-migrants-off-spanish-coastUpload News