Cruisehive.com reported life boat accident on board of cruise ship QUANTUM OF THE SEAS on Dec 1 during her anchorage stay at Aneityum island, Vanuatu. Portside lifeboat fell into water, it was either training or tender operation.
Nobody was injured, lifeboat sustained damages. QUANTUM OF THE SEAS left island’s anchorage same day, bound for Port Vila
Passenger Ship QUANTUM OF THE SEAS is currently located at EAUS – Coral Sea at position 19° 52′ 53.1″ S, 169° 06′ 56.2″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2022-12-01 16:31 UTC (22 hours, 6 minutes ago)
The vessel departed from ANEITYUM, VU on 2022-12-01 19:04 LT (UTC +11) and is currently sailing at 6.6 knots with Northwest direction heading to PORT VILA, VU with reported Estimated Time of Arrival at 2022-12-03 07:00 LT (UTC +11) local time (in 5 hours, 21 minutes)
QUANTUM OF THE SEAS (IMO: 9549463) is a Passenger Ship that was built in 2014 (8 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Bahamas.
It’s carrying capacity is 168666 Gross Tonnage and her current draught is reported to be 9 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 347.08 meters and her width is 49.47 meters.
The wind in this area at that time blows from Northwest direction at force 4 Beaufort.
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Sources : Marine Traffic + Maritime Security