Celebrity Beyond accidents and incidents
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- boat rescues - 2023 (23 Cubans)
|07 January 2023||Boat Rescue|
On January 7, 2023, while en route from Mexico back to Florida, the ship rescued 19 Cuban refugees sailing towards the USA on a makeshift boat. Spotted in the Florida Straits, the small boat was in distress and the ship changed course to provide assistance. The rescue operation took ~2 hours. The migrants were embarked and provided with food and medical attention. The USCG was also notified.
The incident occurred at the end of the 5-day "Mexico Cruise" (itinerary Jan 3-8, roundtrip from Port Everglades/Fort Lauderdale) visiting Cozumel (Jan 5) and Costa Maya (Jan 6).
Four Cuban migrants floating on a similar boat were rescued by Celebrity Beyond on January 2nd, during the previous voyage. This incident occurred at the end of the 7-day "New Year's Cruise" (Western Caribbean roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale/itinerary December 26 - Jan 3) visiting Nassau (Dec 27), Grand Cayman (Dec 29), Isla Roatan, Honduras (Dec 30) and Mexico's Costa Maya (Dec 31) and Cozumel (Jan 1).
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