The Mariner of the Seas returned to the port of Miami this evening due to an injured passenger requiring emergency medical treatment.

A passenger on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship informed me that there was an “alpha call today for the sports deck” earlier today. The ship returned to Miami and an ambulance took the injured man from the port.  It is unknown exactly how the passenger was injured, although there are comments on social media (above) that the man may have fractured his pelvis.

The Mariner of the Seas left Miami yesterday on a two night cruise and was scheduled to spend the day at CocoCay in the Bahamas and then return  to Miami tomorrow (February 9th). The ship reportedly couldn’t tender in CocoCay due to high winds.

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  • Meredith

    It’s good to see that Royal Caribbean took the passenger’s injury so serious that they actually returned the ship to Miami! Rumors had it that the seas were too rough to tender passengers onto Coco Cay anyway, I guess that’s why they’re building an actual dock at Coco Cay which will be completed in a couple months. Royal Caribbean is very good about these types of things, I’m sure they’ll offer the passengers compensation for missing Coco Cay.