Enroute from Bremerhaven, where she had sailed on May 13, 2017, to Zeebrugge the "Tosca" contacted th Belgium emergency agency in the morning of May 14, 2017, and requested medical assistance to 14 crew members who had fallen ill, due to, it was believed, food poisoning. The vehicles carrier with a crew of 25 on board was moored on Zeebrugge outer anchorage at midday before calling for assistance. A Cayman NH90 helicopter was scrambled at Coxyde and a medical expert dropped off onto the ship. He decided that only two people required an emergency evacuation. After they were hoisted, they were taken to the Sint Jan University Hospital in Bruges, before the Cayman returned to the home base.