According to the latest reports, US Coast Guard is searching for a missing passenger from Carnival cruise ship that left Galveston on Thursday.
The 33-year-old female passenger, was reported missing from the Liberty cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday by her traveling companions, and Carnival has begun a ship-wide search.
Carnival issued this statement:
“Earlier today, a 33-year-old female guest on the cruise ship Carnival Liberty was reported missing by traveling companions. A ship-wide search was conducted along with a review of the ship’s camera footage. Unfortunately, it appears the guest may have gone overboard early this morning.
Authorities were notified including the U.S. Coast Guard which is initiating a search effort in the area where the ship was located when the individual was last seen.
Carnival’s CareTeam is providing support to the guest’s traveling companions and family. We are keeping our guest and her loved ones in our thoughts during this difficult time.
Carnival Liberty departed Galveston, Texas on a four-day Mexico cruise on Thursday. The ship is based in Galveston year-round.”