Medevac off Tampa Bay
A 39-year-old man aboard the "Majesty of the Seas" in Tampa Bay was picked up on June 7, 2018, by a US Coast Guard helicopter after he began experiencing chest pains. The shp was eight miles south of Port Tampa Bay at 4:39 p.m. when Rushan Pain began experiencing a possible heart attack and was in need of advanced medical attention. The Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg Command Center launched a 45-foot Response Boat Medium from Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg, brought him back to the station where an ambulance was waiting to transport him to Bayfront Medical Center. Report with photo: https://patch.com/florida/stpete/coast-guard-medevacs-man-cruise-ship-tampa-bay
Royal Caribbean expands its 2018 sailings to Cuba
Royal Caribbean International is expanding its sailings to Cuba in summer 2018 with Majesty of the Seas and Empress of the Seas sailing to the island nation. Cuba’s historic cities of Havana, Santiago and Cienfuegos will be included in the destinations on a variety of four- to eight-night sailings on Empress of the Seas. “Cuba is such an important part of Caribbean culture, and we can’t wait to call on Santiago de Cuba and Cienfuegos next year, showcasing even more of the country’s scenic beauty, rich history and distinctive architecture,” said Michael Bayley, president and CEO, Royal Caribbean International.
Medevac off Port Canaveral
The US Coast Guard medevaced an 89-year-old woman on Dec 1, 2017, from the "Majesty of the Seas" near Port Canaveral. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received a call at 5:25 p.m. from the crew of the cruise ship stating a passenger was in need of a higher level of medical care. A Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response Boat–Medium (RBM) crew launched at 5:35 p.m. The RBM crew arrived with the cruise ship at 6:55 p.m., embarked the passenger and her daughter and transported them to Jetty Park where EMS were waiting. The passenger was taken to Health First Cape Canaveral Hospital for further medical treatment.Upload News