Nova Star Cruise male crew member, 52, died aboard the Portland, Maine-Nova Scotia, Canada ROPAX cruise ferry ship.
Mark Amundsen, president and CEO of Nova Star Cruises, said in a written statement that he would not disclose any more details out of respect for the crewman’s family.
Nova Star Cruises spokesperson Dennis Bailey says the ship has a very experienced and well-trained crew who are certified and trained for any foreseeable incident.
“Nova Star is fully compliant with all requirements for aboard medical equipment and training. We have many first aide responders and the ship’s medical officers have are highly trained standard having the expertise to enable them to diagnose medical problems and provide medical care to the sick and injured while they remain on board.”