Seven Seas Mariner accidents and incidents



Length (LOA)
216 m / 709 ft

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CruiseMapper's Seven Seas Mariner cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 779-passenger vessel owned by Regent Seven Seas. Our Seven Seas Mariner accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • propulsion/power loss – 2002, 2004, 2006
  • pollution – 2006, 2008 (Alaska)
  • Norovirus (passengers/crew) – 2002 (5 / 16), 2005 (1 / 20), 2006 (26 / 13), 2007 (38 / 5), 2008 (33 / 12), 2009 (28 pax)
  • 2016 – fleet’s first female Captain
Date Accident
  December 2009 Cruise Illness / Norovirus Outbreaks

In December 2009, CDC reported on itinerary Dec 2-20, a Norovirus outbreak affected 28 passengers (out of 621, or 4,5%) and 0 crew (out of 435, or 0%).

  September 2008 Sea Pollution

In September 2008, Juneau AK media reported the vessel violated Alaska’s wastewater discharge permit in the months of May, June and July, with samples showing higher zinc levels.

  September 2008 Cruise Illness / Norovirus Outbreaks

August-September 2008, Health Canada reported a Norovirus outbreak affected 33 passengers (out of 620, or 5,3%) and 12 crew (out of 445, or 2,7%). The incident occurred on 7-day Alaskan cruise (itinerary Aug 27 – Sept 3) from Seward AK to Vancouver BC.

  March 2007 Cruise Illness / Norovirus Outbreaks

February-March 2007, CDC reported on itinerary Feb 25 – Mar 9, a Norovirus outbreak affected 38 passengers (out of 614, or 6,2%) and 5 crew (out of 446, or 1,1%). The ship was on 12-day Panama Canal cruise from Lima Peru to Fort Lauderdale Florida.

  15 November 2006 Propulsion / Power Loss

In November 2006, booked passengers on 15-day Australia New Zealand cruise (itinerary November 15-30, from Sydney to Auckland) were informed via letters that due to propulsion problems the vessel will be operating at reduced speed.

  November 2006 Propulsion / Power Loss

During 14-day Sydney NSW to Auckland NZ cruise (itinerary November 15-30), due to propulsion problems (with one of the Azipod units) the ship operated with reduced speed, resulting in itinerary changes (two port calls were cancelled).

  01 September 2006 Propulsion / Power Loss

On September 1, 2006, while navigating in Alaska on 7-day Vancouver to Whittier itinerary, one of the ship’s azipods (propulsion unit) sustained damage and became inoperational. As result, the arrival in Whittier AK was delayed with a day. The next scheduled itinerary (Sept 7-14) to Vancouver BC (Canada) was altered.

  March 2006 Cruise Illness / Norovirus Outbreaks

February-March 2006, CDC reported on itinerary Feb 28 – Mar 13, a Norovirus outbreak affected 26 passengers (out of 582, or 4,5%) and 13 crew (out of 444, or 2,9%). The ship was on 14-day Panama Canal cruise from Callao Peru to Fort Lauderdale Florida.

  February 2005 Cruise Illness / Norovirus Outbreaks

In February 2005, CDC reported an illness outbreak (salmonella) affected a total of 1 passenger (out of 551, or 0,2%) and 20 crew (out of 444, or 4,5%). The ship was on 12-day Caribbean cruise itinerary (Feb 12-24) roundtrip from homeport Fort Lauderdale Florida.

  October 2004 Propulsion / Power Loss

In October-November 2004, due to propulsion issues (resulting in reduced cruising speed) the ship’s 7-day Mexican Riviera cruise itinerary was changed (Cabo San Lucas dropped on several voyages). The ship was drydocked for repairs in December 2004.

  December 2002 Cruise Illness / Norovirus Outbreaks

In December 2002, during 10-day Transatlantic crossing cruise (Canaries to Ft Lauderdale), an illness outbreak (salmonella) infected 5 passengers and 16 crew.


  27 July 2002 Propulsion / Power Loss

On July 27, 2002, the ship left port Stockholm Sweden ~6 hours late due to engine problems. As result, the itinerary (Baltic Sea cruise to Scandinavia and Russia) was changed, with call port Helsinki Finland being dropped.

  10 April 2002 Structural and Technical Issues

On April 10, 2002, RSSC announced that the vessel enters an unscheduled 24-day long drydock for repairs of its 2 azipods (propulsion units). Three scheduled itineraries (departurs April 22, April 26, May 9) were cancelled.

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