As is visible from the screenshot of the map below, Costa Classica altered her course at 1:25 UTC on March 7th, and then restored it back to Funchal port 9 hours later, at 10:12 UTC.
According to the initial information released by Cruiselawnews.com, a person onboard Costa Classica stated that a male passenger felt overboard.
Based on AIS tracking history the cruise ship Costa Classica has made a Willamson turn, sailing in circles in effort to locate the overboard passenger. However, the vessel tracking information shows that Costa Classica has been circling around the place of the incident for almost 9 hours, which means that the passenger overboard hasn't been immediately located.
Stay tuned for a future update on the incident of passenger overboard from Costa Classica.
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