Royal Caribbean Ship Diverts Due to Sick Passenger

By ,   February 9, 2018 ,   Accidents

On Tuesday, February 6, Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas which was sailing from St Kitts to Bayonne, New Jersey, had to divert to Bermuda to disembark a passenger in need of medical treatment.

According to Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson, at 6:23 p.m. Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre had been contacted by the ships agent, reporting that Anthem of the Seas was diverting to Bermuda for medical disembarkation of a 71-year-old man.

Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas cruise ship

MS Anthem of the Seas was due off the east end of Bermuda on Wednesday afternoon, when the patient and ship's medical team were transfered ashore.

At 4:23 p.m., on Wednesday, February 7, the patient was successfully landed ashore via pilot boat ‘St. David’ and taken by ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

For other Anthem of the Seas accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.