A small vessel navigating tough waters that was noticed in misery on Friday was rescued by crew members aboard the Mardi Gras, in keeping with a launch from Carnival Cruise line’s weblog.Crew members stopped to assist earlier than 8 a.m. on Friday because the ship headed towards Florida.Sixteen folks — 11 males and 5 girls — had been stranded within the open sea close to Cuba. The Mardi Gras crew took them onboard for security. They had been seen by medical employees and given meals and garments, the discharge mentioned.
The group was safely taken to a Coast Guard cutter round 2:45 p.m.Mardi Gras was on its last day of a seven-day sail. It can return to its homeport immediately in Port Canaveral, Fla.