Two men stranded on a kayak in the Gulf of Mexico were rescued by a passing cruise ship.
The men said their boat sank, and they used the kayak to stay afloat, the company said in a press release.
Once brought aboard safely they were evaluated by the ship’s medical staff and given first aid and food. Pictures showed the two men being helped aboard by the crew.
The ship’s team and Carnival’s Fleet Operation Center staff in Miami kept in close contact with Mexican Navy officials and arranged a transfer of the men.
This was completed shortly after the rescue.
According to Carnival, the Carnival Jubilee is proceeding with its regular schedule and will visit Mahogany Bay, Roatan on Tuesday.
Monday’s rescue occurred around a month after a similar incident where the team from the Carnival Vista – another ship from the company’s fleet – saved six men stranded in the ocean near the Dominican Republic after a small cargo vessel capsized.