Allision in La Spezia
The cruise ship "Celebrity Constellation" (IMO: 9192399) broke off her moorings at La Spezia on Oct 29, 2018, at 3.30 p.m. in stormy weather with strong winds. The ship started to drift and allided with the starborad side bow of the "Costa Magica", which was berthed nearby, before tugs managed to get her under control and tow the vessel back to the quay. Both ships suffered slight damages. The "Celebrity Constellation" left La Spezia on Oct 30 at .45 a.m., bound to Citivavecchia with an ETA as of 1 p.m. The "Costa Magica" sailed at 5.30 a.m., bound to Palma de Mallorca, ETA Oct 31, 11 a.m. Reports with photos and video: https://www.cruisehive.com/cruise-ship-breaks-from-moorings-and-hits-another-ship/27444 https://www.lanazione.it/la-spezia/cronaca/maltempo-spezia-nave-crociera-1.4267416 https://www.sostenitori.info/raffiche-di-180km-nave-da-crociera-alla-deriva/318228
Medevac off Fehmarn
In the night of Sep 3, 2018, at 10 p.m. the "Costa Magica" requested a medevac of an elderly passenger NE of Fehmarn island while en route from Stockholm to Copehnagen. A Sea King helicopter of the German Navy was deployed and hoisted the woman jointly with the ship's doctor. She was in critical state. The helicopter took her to the airport in Kiel-Holtenau where she was delivered at 12.30 a.m. and transported to the University Hospital in Kiel. At 2 a.m. on Sep 4 the doctor was transported back onto the cruise ship in the Great Belt. The ship berthed in Copenhagen at 9.10 a.m.
Medevac off Almeria
On Apr 18, 2017, the "Salvamar Denébola" evacuated a passenger of the "Costa Mágica" with acute abdominal pain, and transferred the patient along with his wife to Almería.Upload News