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Navy assists a patient aboard German Cruise ship ‘Amadea’

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 19, 2019 18:53

Navy assists a patient aboard German Cruise ship ‘Amadea’

On information received to the Maritime Rescue Coordinating Centre established at Naval Headquarters, Colombo about a sick passenger onboard the German Cruise ship ‘Amadea’, Sri Lanka Navy promptly rendered assistance to transfer the patient ashore for treatment, yesterday.

Alerted by information about a sick woman passenger aboard the cruise ship ‘Amadea’ which was heading to Habantota port from Cochin port India, a Fast Attack Craft attached to the Western Naval Command was dispatched to the location of the cruise ship to get the patient aboard naval craft.

The naval personnel reached the vessel in the seas about 18 nautical miles South of Colombo Lighthouse and safely transferred the patient to the Colombo harbour premises.

Thereafter, she was admitted to a private hospital in Colombo for medical treatment.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 19, 2019 18:53