Braemar accidents and incidents


Former names
MS Crown Dynasty

Length (LOA)
195 m / 640 ft

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CruiseMapper's Braemar cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 970-passenger vessel owned by Fred Olsen. Our Braemar accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

Here are also reported latest updates on cruise law news related to ashore and shipboard crimes still investigated by the police. Among those could be arrests, filed lawsuits against the shipowner / cruise line company, charges and fines, grievances, settled / withdrawn legal actions, lost cases, etc.

  • renamed in 2001 (originally named Crown Dynasty, 1993)
  • former names: Crown Dynasty, Crown Majesty, Norwegian Dynasty
  • redesigned/stretched by Lloyd Werft (Bremerhaven Germany) in 2009
  • deaths – 2016 (1 pax)

During its service history, the Braemar cruise ship was operating under the names Cunard Crown Dynasty (1993-1997, constructed for the Crown Cruise Line, but operated under charter by Cunard Line), Crown Majesty (1997, bought by the Majesty Cruise Line), Norwegian Dynasty (1997-1999, owned and operated by the NCL Norwegian Cruise Line), Crown Dynasty (1999-2001).

Date Accident
  02 January 2016 Crew / Passenger Deaths

On January 2, 2016, a helicopter was called to medevac a 30-year-old female passenger, but was stood down as she died on the ship. The incident occurred during 28-day Transatlantic repositioning cruise (itinerary Dec 10 to Jan 7), one-way from Tenerife (Canary Islands) to Bridgetown (Barbados). On this voyage, due to bad weather the ship skipped 2 call ports – Funchal (Madiera, Dec 19) and Tenerife (Dec 22-23).

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