Norwegian Getaway Cruise Ship Emerges From Dry Dock With Starbucks, New Rock 'n' Roll Venue and More
After a two-week dry dock that included millions of dollars in renovations, Norwegian Getaway completed its first sailing out of Copenhagen and is gearing up for its summer season of Scandinavian, Russia and Baltic sailing. Getaway’s changes after its late May 2019 makeover include new venues and artwork, updated social spaces and refreshed accommodations and decor. The ship now features Norwegian’s first onboard, full-service Starbucks available in the European market and Syd Norman’s Pour House, a popular rock ‘n’ roll-themed entertainment venue. Also, nearly 800 pieces of art -- 20 percent of which are originals -- were added throughout the ship.
Death on board not suspicious
A passenger has died on board the "Norwegian Getaway" which was currently at anchor off Newhaven. The man in his twenties passed away on June 3, 2019. The ship docked in Newhaven Harbour on June 4. The death is being treated as unexplained, but not suspicious, and a report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal. Another two passengers fell sick on the ship but their illnesses was believed to be unrelated to their fellow passenger's death. Whilst docked in Edinburgh, two people were taken into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service in connection with medical matters. Incident response units, the Risk and Resilience Department and police officers were at the scene.
Cruiseship rescued four Cubans off Miami
The "Norwegian Cruise Getaway", being to the Caribbean and Mexico from Florida, stopped short after its departure from Miami on Sep 2, 2018, to rescue four distressed Cuban nationals spotted in the middle of the ocean. Some passengers noticed a flash . The men were immediately taken to the ship’s medical facility for evaluation and provided with clothing and food. The Bahamas Maritime Authority and the U.S. Coast Guard were notified by the ship's captain, who was advised to disembark the rescued individuals at the next port of call in Costa Maya, Mexico on Sep 4. The ship continued on its seven-day journey, arriving at Costa Maya, Mexico, on Sep 4 before departing for Belize the next day. Report with videos: http://www.foxnews.com/travel/2018/09/05/norwegian-cruise-ship-rescues-4-cuban-nationals-stranded-in-middle-ocean.htmlUpload News