Utopia Of The Seas accidents and incidents

Utopia Of The Seas cruise ship

Former names
STX France A35

Length (LOA)
362 m / 1188 ft

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  • medevac - 2024 (during sea trials)

11 May 2024Coast Guard Medevacs

On May 11, 2024, during the ship's sea trials in the Bay of Biscay, a male worker was medevaced by a Securite Civile (Civil defense rescue) helicopter team.

The injured man was airlifted/hoisted in a basket and flown to a hospital.

The French authorities were contacted at 4:21 pm (14:21 UTC), when the ship was approx 8 NM (15 km/9 mi) off the island Belle-Ile.

The emergency medical evacuation was coordinated by the Atlantic Maritime Prefecture's Operational Surveillance and Rescue Center.

During the 5-day sea trials, Utopia OTS was commanded by Captain Gus Andersson and carried 900+ crew and contract workers (experts in engineering, navigation, naval architecture and design).

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