Cruise Ship Makes Medevac Stop Becoming First to Return to Key West 

Royal Caribbean International’s cruise ship Serenade of the Seas made an emergency medical diversion this afternoon and in doing so became the first cruise ship to call in Key West since the beginning of the pandemic. The diversion required the coordination of the U.S. Coast Guard, Key West authorities, the Key West Police, and the harbor pilots.

“These situations are always about saving an individual’s life,” said U.S. Coast Guard Captain Adam Chamie. “We took extra care to look at all aspects,...

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