Search for missing passenger suspended
The US Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 26-year-old male in the evening of Oct 26, after he was reported overboard from the "Carnival Dream" 47 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas. Search crews covered more than 586 square miles throughout the two day search. The USCG thanked the three good Samaritan vessels, along with our crews, who faced extreme weather conditions during the search. At the height of the storm, search crews endured winds up to 35 mph, 12-foot seas and incredibly low visibility. The search began in the evening of Oct 24 when Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified that a 26-year-old male had gone overboard from the Carnival Dream. Involved in the search were the Coast Guard Air Station Houston, Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi. the Coast Guard Cutter "Tiger Shark", the cruise ship and Good Samaritan vessels.
Search for passenger who went over board
The U.S. Coast Guard was searching the waters off Galveston, Texas, for a passenger who went overboard from a the "Carnival Dream". A 26-year-old man was reported overboard from the Carnival Dream, 47 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas, in the evening of Oct 24, 2019. Camera footage from aboard the ship appeared to show the guest jumping from his stateroom balcony. The ship immediately returned to the area near where the incident occurred and began search and rescue procedures. The search was carried out in fairly rough seas. At least three other ships and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter were assisting in the search operation. The ship's onboard care team was assisting the guest’s family.
Port call skipped due to technical issue
The 'Carnival Dream' cancelled its scheduled call in Progreso, Mexico, on Aug 27, 2019, as it had suffered a technical issue related to the maximum cruising speed. The damage has impacted the final part of the five-day cruise out of Galveston, Texas. The ship had sailed from Cozumel on Aug 27 and was expected back in Galveston on Aug 29.Upload News