Medevac off Kalamata
The Kalamata Harbor Authority was informed in the afternoon of Sep 22, 2019, about a 27-year-old passenger who had fallen ill board the "Costa Victoria" in the sea area 32 miles south of the port of Kalamata. A patrol boat was deployed to medevac the patient who was taken to the port of Kalamata where an ambulance transferred him to the General Hospital of Messinia.
Medevac in Corfu
The Corfu Port Authority was informed on June 14, 2019, at midday that a 55-year-old crew member of the "Costa Victoria" which was enroute from Piraeus to Corfu, needed hospital care. The patient was disembarked in Corfu and taken by ambulance to the General Clinic of Corfu for further examination, while the ship sailed to Bari.
Cruise ship passengers injured in boat collision
Two boats, one of them with passengers of the "Costa Victoria", have crashed at the entrance to the Royal Phuket Marina in the channel on Jan 16, 2018. The "Pimracha" and "Sattakamol" collided just off the coast resulting in six injuries including one Thai man and five Italian tourists. The accident happened at the entrance to the channel leading to the Royal Phuket Marina at 4:30 p.m. Two of the tourists have been sent to Vachira and Phuket International (Siriroj) Hospitals with serious injuries. The accident happened in the Ao Sapam Channel, the entrance way to Royal Phuket Marina and Boat Lagoon. The group of eight tourist travelled to Phuket with the "Costa Victoria" and anchored in front of Patong Beach during the day and were in the speedboat "Satakamol" with other passengers. Heading towards the RPM pier, another boat named "Pimracha 5" hit the boat resulting in the people being injured. The boat drivers have been arrested for further investigation. Report with photos: https://www.phuketgazette.net/news/update-boat-collision-off-entrance-royal-phuket-marina-channelUpload News