Celebrity Flora accidents and incidents
CruiseMapper's Celebrity Flora cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 120-passenger vessel owned by Galapagos (Celebrity Cruises). Our Celebrity Flora accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.
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- Coronavirus - 2020 (48 crew)
- boat rescue - 2019 (Celebrity Xpedition)
|April 2020||Cruise Illness / Virus Outbreaks|
(Coronavirus) On April 14, 2020, Galapagos Islands (Ecuador) Provincial Committee of Emergency Operations that after all the ship's 69 staff-crew were tested for COVID-19 (Coronavirus), 48 tests returned positive. The infected crew remained on the boat and isolated in separate passenger staterooms. At the time, the Galapagos Province's confirmed cases totalled 72.
Since March 13, when Celebrity Cruises suspended passenger shipping operations fleetwide and globally, the company's Galapagos fleet (Celebrity Flora, Celebrity Xpedition) together with all other Galapagos-based cruise ships remained anchored off Baltra Island's northern coast (near North Seymour Island).
|06 November 2019||Boat Rescue|
On November 5, 2019, at ~11:30 pm, the cruise ship assisted its fleetmate Celebrity Xpedition that ran aground on a sand bar near Isabela Island (Galapagos). All the 46 Celebrity Xpedition passengers were evacuated and transferred to Celebrity Flora that arrived at the scene to help the vessel. After ~30 min the ship was refloated, but the cruise was canceled. Celebrity Flora transported them to Baltra Island, from where they were flown to Quito City and accommodated in hotels overnight.
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