Sick Passenger Transferred From Cruise Ship

August 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

The cruise ship Queen Elizabeth disembarked a male passenger in Bermuda for hospital treatment on August 11.

A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, August 10 at 4:22pm, ships agent Meyers advised Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre that the cruise ship Queen Elizabeth, which had been scheduled to call at Bermuda on passage from Port Everglades in Florida, bound for Ponta Delgada, had one US male passenger that required disembarkation for hospital treatment.

“The vessel arrived offshore on Thursday 11th August at 5pm to disembark the passenger via the pilot/rescue boat St David. The transfer was conducted at 5:30pm.

“The Queen Elizabeth then waited offshore for the return of the ship’s medical staff, who had assisted and accompanied the medical transfer. The patient was safely landed to an awaiting ambulance at Ordnance Island and subsequently transferred to KEMH; the Queen Elizabeth then continued on passage for the Azores a short while later.”

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