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Two Cruise Ship Passengers Die Onboard Of ‘Unrelated Natural Causes’
Team Sea and Coast | 16/05/2019

The passengers, ages 61 and 75, were traveling on the company’s Voyager of the Seas when they died, Channel News Asia reported Wednesday. A Royal Caribbean spokesperson told Newsweek the passenger’s families have been notified, and the company is “providing them assistance during this difficult time. “We extend our most sincere condolences to the families of the 75-year-old and 61-year-old guests from Singapore who both died of unrelated natural causes while onboard Voyager of the Seas,” the spokesperson said.

The 15-deck vessel left Singapore’s Marina Bay Monday morning and is set to return Friday, according to ship information website Crew Center. The liner’s route takes it through Penang in Malaysia and Phuket in Thailand. Voyager of the Seas, which is 1,021 feet long and 156 feet wide, was the largest cruise ship on its maiden voyage in 1999. The ship’s godmother is Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater Katarina Witt.