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Events at Sea by Century

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The events listed have been reported in the public domain or to cruisejunkie by passengers or crew members onboard.  The list is by no means comprehensive.  For that reason it is necessary to be cautious in drawing conclusions from the potentially limited data.  Keep in mind that some companies may be more transparent than others about things that go wrong; conversely, some companies may be better at concealing events and thereby project an appearance that is inaccurate.  With that said, the following list is still interesting, as are the patterns seen viewed separately by ship.

15.10.10 The ship left Barcelona on Wednesday on a 12-night holiday in the Mediterranean, but is now stranded in Villefranche on the French Riviera. The ship's rudders have been damaged and the cruise has been cancelled so that dry-dock repairs can be carried out. Repairs should be completed in time for a re-positioning transatlantic crossing to Miami scheduled to depart on October 25. In compensation, passengers will be receiving a complete refund of their fares, plus a 25 per cent discount on any future cruise with Celebrity. A reader sent the following items from Cruise Critic: The Century experienced a broken rudder and in the process of ending the cruise. I am on board and the process in unbelievable! (not in a good way) More to follow. Century 10/13 cruise cancelled in Nice We left Barcelona on schedule arriving villefranche this morning. two hours after our scheduled departure time, the captain announced that we had two bad rudders, the ship has to go to drydock and our cruise is cancelled. Likely that the 10/25 transatlantic will also be cancelled. We are to stay on the boat until Saturday and then they will apparently let us off in Villefranche (tenders). No idea at this point how they will handle our actually getting home...they have already committed to full refunds for this cruise plus a 25% credit towards our next cruise....but it's not clear about what they will do to get us out of, flights, change fees....and we were back to back coming to Miami....and have no clue how they will handle this for us. Watch this thread for more when we know more. aboard the non moving century in Nice
Rudder problems -- canceled
28.11.08 Di-ve news reports three ships had planned visits to Malta affected by inclement weather. The visit by Century was cancelled.
Cancelled port calls
According to media in the UK, a woman was dramatically plucked from the water after she tripped and plunged from the gangway of the ship while docked in Belfast. The woman is believed to have fallen while talking and walking backwards. An Australian member of the luxury liner's crew dived into the water at Stormont Wharf and rescued the woman before officers from Belfast Harbour Police arrived to administer first aid. She was transferred by ambulance to hospital where she was said to be in a stable condition.
Fall from gangway
The BBC reports that an obese passenger had to be carried off by helicopter because of his size.   The man, who weighs 450 pounds, was onboard the ship anchored in the Firth of Forth when he suffered gastric problems that required hospitalization. Forth Coastguard said that trying to get this man down the side of the ship and into a smaller boat was just not possible, so airlifting was the only answer. It called in an RAF Sea King helicopter to winch the man off the boat before carrying him to hospital. Unusual Med-evac
According to a story from the Associated Press and posted by WVEC.COM, three passengers were med-evaced by the USS Wasp from the ship following injuries sustained when the ship rolled in high seas.  The ship left Malaga on 30 October, stopped in Madiera 1 November and will arrive in Miami on 9 November.
High Seas / Injuries
A 73 old British man travelling alone has gone missing from this 14 night transAtlantic cruise.  The cruise began in Barcelona 27October and ends 13 November in Miami. The passenger was reported missing 1 November after it appeared his room hadn't been used. 
Passenger Missing

Illness Outbreaks at Sea by Century

Illness Outbreaks by Ship:

20.12.07 The ship reported 9 (1.05%) crew and 54 (3.21%) passengers had reported ill on a 17 day cruise ending in Miami today.