ms Eurodam accidents and incidents
CruiseMapper's ms Eurodam cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 2525-passenger vessel owned by Holland America. Our ms Eurodam 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could be arrests, filed lawsuits against the shipowner / cruise line company, charges and fines, grievances, settled / withdrawn legal actions, lost cases, etc.
- fire – 2008
- deaths – overboard (2012)
- injuries/crimes – sexual (2016)
|14 January 2017||
On January 14, 2017, the cruise ship set the industry’s record for “11th consecutive perfect health score” (CDC score 100). The vessel achieved it during an unannounced CDC inspection at homeport Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA).
These inspections are conducted twice a year for every cruise vessel. The score is based on checklist involving various onboard areas and facilities. The assessment encompasses hygiene, sanitation, food (storage to preparation), galley cleanliness, water, personnel / crew, and the vessel as a whole.
“CDC” is an abbrev for “Centers for Disease Control and Prevention”. This is an US public health institute and a federal agency under the country’s Department of Health and Human Services. Its headquarters are near Atlanta, Georgia.
|28 May 2016||
Crew / Passenger Crimes
(sexual) On May 28, 2016, a 51-year-old male crew (employed on the ship as bartender) was arrested and charged with sexual assaulting a minor. While the vessel was docked in call port Livorno Italy, the man came across a group of school kids and allegedly molested sexually a 7-year old girl. An eyewitness of the incident alerted the accompanying teachers, while the crew member attempted to get away. The eyewitness also reported the incident to the local police authorities who arrested him.
|29 November 2012||
Crew / Passenger Deaths
(overboard) On November 29, 2012, a 42-year-old male passenger was presumed fell overboard. The man (jason Rappe, of US origin) was reported missing by his wife. The ship was nothwest of Puerto Rico and en-route to Bahamas from USVI (St Thomas) on 7-day roundtrip itinerary from homeport Port Everglades (Fort Lauderdale) Florida.
At ~5 pm, the ship notified the USCG and turned around to join the conducted search operation. The USCG assets deployed to the area consisted of 2 ships and 1 helicopter. The body was never found.
|11 November 2008||
On November 11, 2008, the ship reported an engine room fire. The incident started at ~4 am with the fire alarm and the Captain’s announcement via the PA system: The vessel’s Fire Suppression System activated and extinguished the fire.
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