Ovation Of The Seas cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a passenger vessel with IMO number 9697753, owned by Royal Caribbean. Among the unfortunate events at sea are Norovirus illness outbreaks, crew and passenger incidents (deaths, injuries, crimes), machinery malfunctions.
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Ovation Of The Seas accidents & incidents
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- February 11, 2011, under the “Project Sunshine”, the shipowner Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCCL) announced the order of a new vessel. It represents a new passenger cruise ship class of all three vessels, the first of which (Quantum of the Seas) was delivered in 2014.
- February 29, 2012, the RCCL company announced the order of the second “Sunshine” ship – Anthem Of The Seas, which was launched in 2015.
- January 31, 2013, the new class of these RCI ships was officially named “Quantum Class”. On this day were also officially announced for the first time the names of the first two vessels – Quantum and Anthem. The third vessel of this class was named “Ovation Of The Seas” and launched in 2016 (float-out on February 18). The ship’s Inaugural Cruise was on April 14, and the christening ceremony – on June 24 (godmother Fan Bingbing).
- April 2017, due to propulsion problems, the cruise ship had to enter into unscheduled drydock in China for repairs. According to RCI’s official statement, the ship was fully operational and had no maneuverability issues. The incident resulted in 2 cancelled cruises (departures April 26 and April 30. The ship experienced the technical issue while operating in Asia, being homeported in Tianjin China for roundtrip 4-, 5- and 6-night itineraries.
Crew & Passenger incidents (injuries, crimes)
- January 27, 2017, at ~9 pm the ship returned to Hobart (Tasmania) to offload a 53-year-old female passenger suffering from a chronic illness. The woman was disembarked from the cruise ship (located off Sandy Bay) by one of its tender boats. She was transported to Kings Pier Marina (in Port Hobart) then ambulanced to the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH). The woman was in a stable condition and not critically ill. The ship left Hobart port at 5.30 pm (Jan 26) and was en-route to Sydney Australia on a 6-day roundtrip Tasmania Cruise from Sydney NSW (itinerary Jan 23-28) visiting only Hobart along the way.
Norovirus cruise illness outbreaks
- November-December 2017, during the 14-day repositioning cruise from Singapore to Sydney Australia (itinerary Nov 23-Dec 7), a Norovirus outbreak affected a total of 195 passengers and crew (or over 3%). The relocation itinerary Asia-Australia visited the ports Fremantle, Adelaide and Hobart (Tasmania).
- Note: When the itinerary doesn’t include US cruise ports, the ship is not required to report to CDC, thus no official illness report would be issued.
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