Carnival Cruise Line has confirmed that the male passenger from Carnival Elation you have passed on purpose. The US Coast Guard launched a manhunt off Florida’s east coast after being alerted to the incident, with the cruise ship Fantasy returning home to Jacksonville just in time.
Man Overboard Carnival Elation
When a Carnival Elation a ship he was returning to his home port Jacksonville, Florida On Sunday morning, July 23, 2023, a 30-year-old man deliberately drove 95 miles (153 kilometers) east of Melbourne.
Carnival Cruise Line has confirmed to Cruise Hive that “the co-workers were informed by a friend who had been walking with him during the day that he had gone missing after not seeing him all day..”
The crew searched frantically for the missing man, but sadly, after reviewing the onboard security cameras, it was confirmed that the man had jumped overboard.
There is no information on how the incident took place, including whether or not personal disputes or alcohol were involved. It is also unclear why the man was not reported missing earlier.
A cruise line also said, “Coastal authorities were notified, and the crew was instructed to proceed to Jacksonville. The Carnival Care team is providing support to the guest’s family and our thoughts are with the guest. Carnival Elation was on a four-day cruise in the Bahamas and returned home to Jacksonville on Monday morning.“
The Carnival Elation the crew contacted authorities on the ground, and the US Coast Guard launched an investigation. Air and ground crews from Miami, Clearwater, and the Coast Guard Cutter Tarpon are actively searching the Florida coast.
70,367 tons-gross Carnival Elation he was returning to Jacksonville at the time to finish a four-day trip to the Bahamas, which included a call Freeport on the island of Grand Bahama and the Bimini Islands. The flight first departed on Thursday, July 20, 2023 from Florida.
Due to the time of the land warning, the Fantasy-class vessel did not participate in the search and was instructed to continue on its way to Jacksonville. With that, it wasn’t too late to get back on track to get the ship moving again. Carnival Elation departs Monday, July 24 on an overnight cruise to the Bahamas, en route to Nassau and a private destination in the Princess Cays.
Second Carnival in recent months
This is the second boat ride in recent months as it has another problem A 35-year-old man who boarded a boat Carnival Magic at the end of May 2023.
In these cases, the passenger was not found despite efforts to search more than 5,100 square kilometers with air and water supplies.
Similar to the person who is now passing by Carnival Elationa seafarer Carnival Magic It wasn’t reported missing for several hours, making the search even more difficult.
If search operations cannot be started immediately, rescue teams must first calculate the ship’s position at the time the ship went up. Local waters including currents, high winds, and hurricanes can cause a person to drift too far from the ship’s path, and should be avoided.
Carnival Elation he also faced a big problem. In February 2017, a 24-year-old man went overboard from the ship while the ship was sailing to The Bahamas. The search was called off after extensive efforts failed to locate the man.
Cruise Hive’s thoughts are with the family and friends of the missing passenger, as well as 920. Carnival Elation crew as they work to bring another fun-filled adventure to new guests just hours after the tragic event.