Medical emergency forces “U-Turn”
The Madeira News website, with its automated news feed incorporating Google translate, has picked up a report that five hours after leaving the port of Funchal at 5:30 am today, the cruise ship AIDAmar had to return.
The return was due to what is described as a medical emergency on board and, although the ship has not yet docked at the pier at the time of JM reporting online, an emergency vehicle is already in place at this moment, with an ambulance prepared to provide assistance.
The ship had arrived in the Region at 8:00 am yesterday, coming from Tenerife, and was on its way to Malaga when it had to change its route.
Thanks to David for the photos of the AIDAmar in port early yesterday morning.
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