Seeing the boat in the water, the Carnival Sensation maneuvered alongside the craft and provided blankets, life jackets, food and water to the 24 people on board, including people from different backgrounds. nationalities and two children.
As the boat began to take on water, the crew of the Carnival Sensation rescued the 24 people and took them aboard.
They were then assessed by the Carnival Sensation medical team and quarantined away from crew members.
Carnival said all relevant authorities, including the United States Coast Guard (USCG), had been notified and the USCG had sent a cutter to the scene to retrieve the 24 people.