A Royal Caribbean ship compelled to alter its itinerary resulting from storms discovered and rescued two sailors Friday who had been stranded at sea for 20 days.
In line with the Miami Herald, Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas departed from Miami on December 17 and was crusing between Grand Cayman and Jamaica as a part of the storm-impacted itinerary.
Crew members working the radar system for the Empress of the Seas observed an anomaly that turned out to be a small fishing boat floating within the water. Royal Caribbean referred to as for emergency rescue and pulled the 2 males who had been stranded for 20 days out of the water.
Royal Caribbean Chief Meteorologist James Van Fleet shared pictures of the rescue and praised the fast pondering of the ship’s crew on Twitter:
The Empress of the Seas is scheduled to return to Miami on December 23 after visits to George City, Grand Cayman Island; Cienfuegos, Cuba; and Havana, Cuba.
This story was initially revealed by TravelPulse.