Cruise Ship

Celebrity Apex

Incident Type

Boat Rescue

Date of Accident

April 1, 2024

Location of Accident

Caribbean Sea, between Cuba and Mexico

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On April 1, 2024, Celebrity Apex was involved in a humanitarian rescue operation in the Caribbean Sea, between Cuba and Mexico, aiding a distressed boat and saving seven individuals.

Details of the Incident

The Celebrity Apex crew noticed a small boat in distress during their voyage and swiftly launched a rescue operation. The seven people rescued were brought aboard the cruise ship, where they received the necessary medical care. The specifics regarding the rescued individuals remain undisclosed, highlighting the focus on their immediate well-being and privacy.

Operational Context

This rescue underscores the importance of vigilance and readiness to respond to emergencies at sea. While the US Coast Guard was informed, they did not participate in the rescue due to the operation’s location. The incident took place during Celebrity Apex’s 7-day cruise, which included stops at Key West, Belize City, Cozumel, and George Town Harbour.

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