Carnival Spirit rescued 24 people stranded on a small fishing boat in the Caribbean Sea on Tuesday.
According to a press statement, Carnival said its vessel was sailing toward Aruba, near the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, when the ship’s officers spotted the group in distress.
The cruise line told law enforcement that after bringing the twenty-four stranded individuals to safety, the “Carnival Spirit’s medical personnel checked the group and found they were all in ‘good condition”.
“The ship’s officers contacted Coast Guard officials from Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic to coordinate a transfer. After a Coast Guard cutter arrived to complete the transfer near La Romana, Dominican Republic, Carnival Spirit resumed its voyage,” the statement added.