AIDAperla accidents and incidents
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- injuries/crimes – overboard/rescued (2017)
|30 June 2017||
Crew / Passenger Injuries and Overboards
(overboard) On June 30, 2017, a 24-year-old male passenger naked jumped from the ship. The young man appeared to be on drugs. He was traveling together with his grandmother. The incident occurred in the morning (at ~6:30 am) while the ship exited Palma de Mallorca’s harbour. The man, swimming through the harbor, was saved by port guards, brought back onboard, then taken to a local hospital. The incident happened at the end of the 7-day Mediterranean cruise (inaugural itinerary June 24 - July 1) from Barcelona to Palma (Majorca Island, Spain).
Structural and Technical Issues
In 2013 (2 years into the shipbuilding project) the Mitsubishi company replaced many of the project’s management and engineering teams, including external specialists (non-Japanese). Detailed design works were finished in mid-2015.
The original MHI contract was USD 650 million for each of both AIDA vessels (Prima and Perla), including the ship design work. The Mitsubishi company booked a loss of USD 1,7 billion, including the compensation to AIDA Cruises. There were even rumors about MHI exiting the cruise ship building business.
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