MV Artemis accidents and incidents

MV Artemis cruise ship
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Cabins
26

Length (LOA)
59 m / 194 ft

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CruiseMapper's MV Artemis cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 50-passenger vessel owned by Grand Circle Cruise Line. Our MV Artemis 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 – 2010
  • technical damage – 2008 (anchor stowage)
  • Norovirus (passengers/crew) - 2008 (total 115 / 11)
DateAccident
  08 May 2010Propulsion / Power Loss

On May 8, 2010, was reported a "passenger revolt" on the ship. The vessel was operating on a 20-night Mediterranean cruise (itinerary April 26 - May 16, roundtrip from Southampton) when experienced engine problems resulting in reduced speed and major itinerary changes.

The original itinerary included 10 call ports in 6 countries (Barcelona, Cannes, Civitavecchia, Naples, Piraeus, Istanbul, Kusadasi, Palma de Mallorca, Valencia, Gibraltar).

Due to technical issue with diesel engine 4, the itinerary was drastically revised, to include only 4 ports - Civitavecchia, Cannes, Barcelona and Palma. The ship was carrying around 1200 passengers, some of whom became aggravated.

P&O Cruises gave as compensation to each passenger GBP 300 in onboard credit, plus GBP 200 in cash upon disembarkation in Southampton on May 16.

  December 2008Cruise Illness / Norovirus Outbreaks

On December 27, 2008, when the ship docked in homeport NOLA (New Orleans), was reported a Norovirus outbreak (gastrointestinal illness) with infected 54 passengers (or 4,8% of all) and 4 crew (or 0,7% of all). All sick suffered from Noro virus symptoms (predominantly diarrhea) and were quarantined to their cabins.

The liner ended a 14-day Caribbean cruise itinerary from NOLA.

  11 March 2008Structural and Technical Issues

On March 10, 2008, the ship left homeport Southampton on a roundtrip Transatlantic cruise to Caribbean. However, due to structural damages (bow-located anchor stowage) sustained while navigating in stormy weather, on March 11 the vessel was rerouted to Falmouth England for repairs. It left Port Falmouth on March 12.

  February 2008Cruise Illness / Norovirus Outbreaks

On February 26, 2008, when the ship docked in homeport Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Florida, was reported a Norovirus outbreak (gastrointestinal illness) with infected 61 passengers (or 5,6% of all) and 7 crew (or 1,2% of all). All sick suffered from Noro virus symptoms (stomach cramps, predominantly vomiting and diarrhea) and were quarantined to their cabins.

The liner ended a 14-day Caribbean cruise itinerary from Port Everglades.

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