MS Braemar

MS Braemar
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MS Braemar cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a passenger vessel with IMO number 9000699, owned by Fred Olsen Cruises line company. Among the unfortunate events at sea are crew and passenger incidents (deaths, injuries, crimes), machinery malfunctions.

Here you can also track MS Braemar position at sea.using the AIS live ships tracker of VesselFinder. The 24,350-ton 950-passenger Fred Olsen cruise ship Braemar was built as “Crown Dynasty”in 1993 by the Union Navale de Levante shipbuilding company in Spain.

MS Braemar accidents & incidents

MS Braemar accidents and incidents - Cruise MinusAt the MS Braemar CruiseMinus page you will find a complete list of this Fred Olsen ship’s major accidents and cruise incidents. Reports are made by our own staff using official data from major online news media sources, Wikipedia and Coast Guard reports.

Here we also post updates on Fred Olsen Braemar cruise law news. They are related to recent crimes being investigated. Among those could be arrests, filed lawsuits, charges and fines, grievances, settled /withdrawn legal actions, lost cases, etc.

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This is link to the ship’s official site FredOlsenCruises.com.

Technical incidents

  • During its service history, the Braemar cruise ship was operating under the names Cunard Crown Dynasty (1993-1997, constructed for the Crown Cruise Line, but operated under charter by Cunard Line), Crown Majesty (1997, bought by the Majesty Cruise Line), Norwegian Dynasty (1997-1999, owned and operated by the NCL Norwegian Cruise Line), Crown Dynasty (1999-2001).
  • The vessel’s sister by design was named Crown Jewel (1992). It was later renamed to MS Gemini, and currently chartered by the Celestyal Cruises line as Celestyal Nefeli.
  • 2009, MV Braemar (under the Fred Olsen’s ownership) was stretched by adding a prefabricated middle-section. The refit resulted in an increased gross tonnage and passenger capacity. During the ship’s stretching (done in Germany, at the Lloyd Werft’s shipyard) were built new cabins, lounges and a restaurant, along with the 2 swimming pools (plus a paddle pool) on Marquee Deck 8 (Sun Deck). The list of other stretched (elongated) cruise ships includes the fleetmates Balmoral, Black Watch and Boudicca, also the MSC Cruises ships ArmoniaLirica, Opera, the Phoenix Reisen’s Albatros and the Royal Caribbean’s Enchantment of The Seas.

Crew & Passenger Death accidents

  • January 2, 2016, a helicopter was called to medevac a 30-year-old female passenger, but was stood down as she died on the ship. The incident occurred during the 28-day Transatlantic repositioning cruise (itinerary Dec 10 to Jan 7), one-way from Tenerife (Canary Islands) to Bridgetown (Barbados). On this voyage, due to bad weather the ship skipped 2 call ports – Funchal (Madiera, Dec 19) and Tenerife (Dec 22-23).

Crew & Passenger incidents (injuries, crimes)

  • Fortunately, there are no such incidents officially reported so far.

MS Braemar current position


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