MSC Seaside accidents and incidents

MSC Seaside cruise ship


Length (LOA)
323 m / 1060 ft

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CruiseMapper's MSC Seaside cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 4961-passenger vessel owned by MSC Cruises. Our MSC Seaside accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • deaths - overboard (2018, crew)
  16 May 2018Crew / Passenger Deaths

(overboard) On May 16, 2018, a 37-year-old male crew (Michael Majaba, Filipino) was reported fell overboard. The incident occurred around 1 am, when the ship was en-route from St Maarten to Puerto Rico, navigating southeast of St Thomas (USVI).

The liner started a search and rescue operation around 3 am. The USCG was notified around 4 am. Captain's official announcement to passengers was made around 7 am. The search operation was assisted by an USCG helicopter team, as well as by Carnival Glory and several smaller vessels in the area. In the afternoon on May 17, USCG ended the search. The man's body was not found.

The ship was on 7-day Eastern Caribbean cruise" (itinerary May 12-19) roundtrip from homeport Miami to St Maarten, San Juan (Puerto Rico) and Nassau (Bahamas).

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