Norwegian Jade

Norwegian Jade
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Norwegian Jade cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a passenger vessel with IMO number 9304057, owned by the Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings company. Among the unfortunate events at sea are ship listing, crew and passenger incidents (deaths, injuries, crimes), machinery malfunctions.

Here you can also track Norwegian Jade position at sea.using the AIS live ships tracker of VesselFinder. The 93,560-ton 2250-passenger NCL cruise ship Jade (2008) was built as “Pride of Hawaii” in 2006 by the Meyer Werft shipbuilding company in Germany.

Norwegian Jade accidents & incidents

NCL Norwegian Jade accidents and incidents - Cruise MinusAt the Norwegian Jade CruiseMinus page you will find a complete list of the Norwegian Cruise Line Jade 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 USCG (Coast Guard) reports.

Here we also post updates on NCL Jade 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 Among those could be arrests, filed lawsuits, charges and fines, grievances, settled /withdrawn legal actions, lost cases, etc.

You can add more details or submit your own NCL Jade ship incidents (negative cruise experience reports) via the Cruise Minus “contact us” form.

This is link to the ship’s official site

Technical incidents

  • Note: Between 2006 and 2008, this cruise vessel served in the  NCL America line’s fleet under the name “Pride of Hawaii”. It was christened in San Pedro (Los Angeles) on May 22, 2006. In the NCL America fleet, it was operating together with the sister-ship Pride of Aloha (Norwegian Sky).
  • May 16, 2008, while sailing in the Europe’s Mediterranean Sea and en-route to Naples from Venice, the vessel experienced an 8-degree listing to portside. The shipowner NCL officially stated the incident was caused by a “temporary technical issue” affecting the steering system. Unofficially was reported the ship’s compass lost power for a few seconds. Among the results were swimming pools being emptied and the Lido buffet restaurant being toppled.

Crew & Passenger Death accidents

  • June 23, 2010, when the vessel docked in call port Civitavecchia (port to Rome, Italy), the disembarkation was delayed by ~2 hours due to a murder case investigation by the Italian police conducted on the ship. The crime report stated a male passenger confessed he strangled his pregnant wife in their cabin. The couple was traveling together with their children.
  • March 8, 2013, a 25-year-old male crew died in an pier accident while the ship was berthed and upon disembarking passengers in call port Katakolon (port to Olympia, Greece). The man (of Filipino origin) was standing on the Deck 7’s platform when a mooring rope snapped, struck him violently and knocked him overboard into the water. Since the harbor water was murky, divers searched for several hours until they found the body. The investigation report stated the crew was without life jacket, harness and hard hat.

Crew & Passenger incidents (injuries, crimes)

  • January 9, 2010, a male passenger jumped overboard into the sea, but was rescued alive. He was traveling together with his family, and was reported wearing a life vest when he jumped from the Bridge Deck 11. When the incident occurred, the ship was off the Egypt’s coast. It had to change course, then stopped, deployed a rescue boat and retrieved the passenger. The man was deported off the ship in call port Alexandria Egypt, where he was transported to a local hospital. He was fined ~US$5,600 by NCL for causing this incident.

Norwegian Jade current position

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