Medevac off Malaga
On July 9, 2020, the medical evacuation of a crew member was carried out from the 'Explorer of the Seas' about 20 miles South of Malaga, due to internal bleedings. The On-board doctor recommended the treatment ashore, and the SAR boat 'Salvamar Alnitak' was tasked by Salvamento Marítimo. The patient and a nurse were disembarked and taken to Malaga for medical treatment.
Explorer of the Seas to homeport in Italy after royal amplification
Royal Caribbean International’s Explorer of the Seas will be the first ‘Royal Amplified’ ship to homeport in Rome, Italy following a US$110 million renovation in 2020. Following the refurbishment that is part of Royal Caribbean International’s US$1 billion Royal Amplified programme, Explorer of the Seas will offer new onboard entertainment options, such as glow-in-the-dark laser tag, the rejuvenated adults-only Solarium, and the Perfect Storm duo of racer waterslides, which will be located on the top deck.
Explorer of the Seas makes maiden voyage into Newcastle Harbour
The largest cruise ship to visit the Hunter region made its maiden voyage into Newcastle Harbour on Sunday, Feb. 10. Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas, a 310-metre long cruise ship accommodating up to 4000 guests and 1200 crew, arrived at 8am before a 5pm departure. It was estimated passengers would inject more than $600,000 into the regional economy during the visit. Port of Newcastle and the ship’s Captain Kjetil Gjerstad exchanged a plaque on the ship’s bridge to mark the maiden voyage.Upload News