Injured passenger medevaced
On Jan 13, 2022, a 68-year-old Irish passenger who had suffered an accident aboard the “Le Boreal”, was medevaced in Fildes Bay by naval officers from the Port Authority. The accident occurred on Jan 12, while the vessel was sailing through the Drake Passage to Antarctica. The passenger suffered a fall and was treated by medical personnel on board, who diagnosed a dislocation of the left shoulder and loss of sensation in the left hand. After coordination between the ship and the MRCC Chile, the medical evacuation by air, to the city of Punta Arenas was successfully completed. Report with photo: https://elpinguino.com/noticia/2022/01/18/armada-colaboro-con-evacuacion-medica-
All passengers repatriated
All 380 passengers on board the 'L'Austral' and 'Le Boréal', which docked in Rio de Janeiro on March 24 and 26 after a long journey in search of a port accepting welcoming them, could be repatriated. The last passengers flew home from Brazil in the nigh of March 29. The 'Le Boreal' left Rio on March 29, heade to Praia.
Deadly work accident
Andrei Madalin Circhea, a Romanian crew member of the "Le Boréal", was killed in an accident which occurred during the dry dock refurbishment of the cruise ship Lin the port of Valparaiso on Nov 18, 2018. The 25 year-old crew member from Constanta, fell 75 feet after he slipped from a ladder placed on the ship’s deck.Upload News